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  • November 16, 2023
Official measuring the size of the lobster with tool

During its Oct. 12 meeting, the California Fish and Game Commission adopted recommendations from the CDFW to revoke the commercial fishing licenses of two Southern California commercial fishermen, Michael Volaski and Arthur Esparza.

Categories: FGC, Fisheries, Law Enforcement, Marine
  • November 9, 2023
Two razor clams on a sandy beach.

The CDFW Director has closed the recreational razor clam fishery in Del Norte County following a recommendation from state health agencies that the consumption of razor clams in the area poses a significant threat for domoic acid exposure.

Categories: Fisheries, Fishing, Marine
  • October 13, 2023
The official logo of the California Fish and Game Commission.

At its October meeting, the California Fish and Game Commission acted on several issues affecting California’s natural resources. The following are just a few items of interest from this month’s meeting held in San Jose and Trinidad, with an option for the public to join via Zoom.

Categories: Fisheries, Sturgeon, Trout
  • October 13, 2023

CDFW and partners have confirmed the presence of New Zealand mudsnails (NZMS) at Warm Springs Fish Hatchery near Lake Sonoma. While NZMS have been detected in other portions of the watershed, this is the first confirmed detection at Warm Springs Hatchery.

Categories: Fisheries
  • October 12, 2023
A close-up, underwater image of a spiny lobster on the sea floor.

CDFW Director Charlton H. Bonham issued a declaration to rescind the delay and open the recreational and commercial spiny lobster fisheries off Los Angeles and Orange counties following a recommendation from the California Office of Environmental Health Hazard Assessment (OEHHA).

Categories: Fisheries, Fishing

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