What did 2021 look like for the California Department of Fish and Wildlife’s (CDFW’s) Marine Region? It was not the year many of us hoped for, with continued challenges to research, data collection, and management activities as the COVID-19 pandemic raged on. Two overviews that outline the hurdles we faced as well as last year’s accomplishments are now available in the
and its companion document, 2021 Year in Review . 2021 By the Numbers Continue reading “2021 “Year in Review” and “By the Numbers” Reports Now Available!”
At its October 10, 2019 meeting, the California Fish and Game Commission adopted the California Pacific Herring Fishery Management Plan (Herring FMP). The Herring FMP establishes a cohesive strategy to guide the sustainable management of California’s commercial and recreational Pacific herring fisheries, as required by the Marine Life Management Act.
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The California Department of Fish and Wildlife reached an important milestone on September 24, 2019 with the submission of the Final Draft California Pacific Herring Fishery Management Plan to the California Fish and Game Commission. The Commission will consider adopting the fishery management plan and regulations that implement the plan at their October 9-10, 2019 meeting in Valley Center, California.
post by Thomas Greiner, CDFW Environmental Scientist
Draft California Pacific Herring Fishery Management Plan (Herring FMP), updated August 8, 2019, is available for public comment. Continue reading “Updated Draft California Pacific Herring Fishery Management Plan Available for Public Comment”
Herring eggs on eelgrass. CDFW photo
Point Molate. CDFW photo
CDFW staff sampled a herring spawn near Point Molate yesterday.
Continue reading “Point Molate Herring Spawn Report, San Francisco Bay”