The California Department of Fish and Wildlife (CDFW) is soliciting recommendations to fill two upcoming vacancies on the Pacific Fishery Management Council (PFMC). CDFW must receive recommendations by 5 p.m. on Dec. 11, 2020.
The vacancies include California’s obligatory PFMC member and one At-Large member, both of which expire in August, 2021. Continue reading “CDFW Seeks Recommendations for Prospective Pacific Fishery Management Council Members”
Pismo clams have historically been found as far north as Half Moon Bay; more recently, they have been difficult to find north of Pt. Conception. They prefer the intertidal zone, especially flat, sandy beaches Continue reading “Creature Feature: Pismo Clam”
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”
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”
The 2019 Year in Review is now available for your reading pleasure along with its companion document By the Numbers. The Year in Review is a condensed one-stop shop of the entire year’s accomplishments and our By the Numbers summarizes some of the most important commercial and recreational Continue reading “Marine Region’s 2019 Year in Review Now Available!”