Long Beach Aquarium of the Pacific's Collections


SCH Number
Public Agency
California Department of Fish and Wildlife, Marin Region 7 (CDFW)
Document Title
Long Beach Aquarium of the Pacific's Collections
Document Type
NOE - Notice of Exemption
Document Description
The Department of Fish and Wildlife is issuing a permit to the Aquarium of the Pacific pursuant to Fish and Game Code Section 2081(a) for educational purposes. The Section 2081(a) permit authorizes the applicant to take Coho Salmon (Oncorhynchus kisutch), Chinook Salmon (Oncorhynchus tshawytscha), and steelhead trout (Oncorhynchus mykiss irideus) the course of sampling, subject to terms and conditions set forth in the permit. The purpose of this sampling is for the Aquarium of the Pacific’s permanent collections. The Section 2081(a) permit authorizes the applicant to potentially capture Coho Salmon, Chinook Salmon, and steelhead trout during surveys. The applicant will conduct year-round permanent collection sampling of nearshore and estuarine fishes, invertebrates, and phytoplankton through the use of hook & line – surface and soft bottom trawl through December 31, 2025.

Contact Information

Dylan Inskeep
Agency Name
California Department of Fish and Wildlife
Job Title
Environmental Scientist
Contact Types
Lead/Public Agency


Alameda, Contra Costa, Los Angeles, Marin, Monterey, Napa, Orange, San Diego, San Francisco, San Mateo, Santa Clara, Solano, Sonoma, Ventura
Northern California, San Francisco Bay Area, Southern California
Other Location Info
Nearshore and offshore waters of the counties listed and SF Bay

Notice of Exemption

Exempt Status
Categorical Exemption
Type, Section or Code
Calif. Code Regs., §15306, Information Collection, Class 6
Reasons for Exemption
The Project involves permanent collection sampling within nearshore and offshore waters Statewide which will not result in a serious or major disturbance to Coho Salmon, Chinook Salmon, or steelhead trout which are all listed under the California Endangered Species Act.


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