The California Department of Fish and Wildlife (CDFW) invites Tribes and Tribal communities, stakeholders, and interested members of the public to join an informational webinar to learn about the state’s efforts to develop a list of priority fisheries as directed Continue reading “Webinar Invitation: Prioritizing California’s Fisheries for Management Efforts”
Striped marlin range statewide off California, but are most common south of Point Conception. They may be found throughout the warm, tropical waters of the Indian and Pacific oceans. Continue reading “Creature Feature: Striped Marlin”
The Final California Commercial Landings report for 2018 has been posted to the California Department of Fish and Wildlife website. The report consists of summary tables that provide landings information by month, by port, and by area of California.
The 2018 commercial passenger fishing vessel (party/charter boat) landings report has also been posted in summary table form. The tables report the total number of fish kept by anglers and divers Continue reading “Final 2018 Commercial Landings Reports Now Available”
Which California port totaled up the most valuable commercial landings in 2018? How many saltwater sport fishing trips did anglers and divers undertake last year? How many ocean-based scientific collecting permits did the California Department of Fish and Wildlife (CDFW) issue in 2018? The answers to these questions and more can be found in the Marine Region: 2018 By the Numbers report, now available on the CDFW website!
The kelp greenling and rock greenling are very closely related. Kelp greenling are most common in central and northern California. They may be found southward to La Jolla, but are quite rare south of Point Conception. Continue reading “Creature Feature: Kelp Greenling and Rock Greenling”