Bigeye tuna range worldwide in warmer seas; they are only occasional visitors to Southern California. When they appear, bigeye tuna may be found on the California tuna grounds from June until November. Continue reading “Creature Feature: Bigeye Tuna”
The California Department of Fish and Wildlife’s Marine Region is proud to announce the new Marine Species Portal! The new Portal replaces the temporary Marine Species Information web page and is another step towards making our website even more user friendly.
Shiner perch may be found statewide in calmer ocean waters. They prefer bays around eelgrass beds, and the pilings of wharfs and piers. Continue reading “Creature Feature: Shiner Perch”
In 2006, the State enacted Senate Bill 201 which requires the California Department of Fish and Wildlife (CDFW), in consultation with the Aquaculture Continue reading “Draft Aquaculture Informational Report to be Presented to the Marine Resources Committee on March 17”
Quillback rockfish are found from Point Sur northward off California, but they are most common off northern California. This fish may be found in subtidal areas to Continue reading “Creature Feature: Quillback Rockfish”