CA Commercial Dungeness Crab Fleet Advisory 2/17/2022


SCH Number
Public Agency
California Department of Fish and Wildlife, Marin Region 7 (CDFW)
Document Title
CA Commercial Dungeness Crab Fleet Advisory 2/17/2022
Document Type
NOE - Notice of Exemption
Document Description
On February 17, 2021, the Director of the Department signed a declaration issuing a Fleet Advisory for California commercial Dungeness crab fishery statewide in response to marine life entanglement risk.

Contact Information

Ryan Bartling
Agency Name
California Department of Fish and Wildlife
Job Title
Senior Environmental Scientist Specialist
Contact Types
Lead/Public Agency


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 fishing advisory, which will have the overall effect of reducing the entanglement risk by 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.


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