CA Commercial Dungeness Crab Fleet Advisory and Depth Constraint


SCH Number
Public Agency
California Department of Fish and Wildlife, Marin Region 7 (CDFW)
Document Title
CA Commercial Dungeness Crab Fleet Advisory and Depth Constraint
Document Type
NOE - Notice of Exemption

Document Description
A depth constraint in Fishing Zones 1 and 2 (north of Sonoma/Mendocino county line) and continuation of existing Fleet Advisory statewide.

Contact Information
Ryan Bartling
California Department of Fish and Wildlife
Lead/Public Agency
3637 Westwind Blvd.
Santa Rosa, CA 95403

Phone : (707) 576-2877


Other Location Info
Ocean waters statewide

Notice of Exemption

Exempt Status
Categorical Exemption
Type, Section or Code
Section 15307 (Class 7); 15308 (Class 8)
Reasons for Exemption
The exemptions apply to agency actions to protect natural resources and the environment, respectively. This action implements a Depth Constraint and Fleet Advisory, which will have the overall effect of reducing the entanglement risk by prohibiting fishing in areas where whale aggregations are known to be present and educating fishermen of areas of whale presence and entanglement risk. Therefore, this action is the proper subject of CEQA’s Class 7 and 8 categorical exemptions.


Notice of Exemption
NOE attachment_dcrab_advisory_2021-05-03   PDF 95 K NOE_dcrab_Advisory_2021-05-03   PDF 156 K

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