Fish and Game Commission May Consider Groundfish Regulations at April 21 Teleconference

Media Contacts:       
Jon K. Fischer, California Fish and Game Commission, (916) 653-4899
Sonke Mastrup, Department of Fish and Game, (916) 653-4673

The California Fish and Game Commission may discuss and possibly modify state groundfish regulations at its April 21 teleconferenced meeting. Although the item is not currently on the agenda, pursuant to Government Code Section 11125.3(a)(2), the Commission may vote to include the item when they meet.

The state groundfish regulations must conform to the new federal groundfish regulations that are expected to take effect in early May. 

The call, which is scheduled to begin at 10 a.m., will originate from the Commission’s conference room in the Resources Building, 1416 Ninth St., Rm. 1320, in Sacramento. The interested public may participate at this location or at any of the following locations:

Department of Fish and Game (DFG) Santa Barbara Field Office and Laboratory
1933 Cliff Dr., Suite 9
Santa Barbara (93109)

DFG Inland Deserts Region
3602 Inland Empire Blvd., Suite C-220
Ontario (91764)

Center for the Future of the Oceans
Monterey Bay Aquarium
99 Pacific St., Suite 100A
Monterey (93940)

The teleconference will also be webcast live at www.fgc.ca.gov/meetings/FGCmeetingsvideolinks.asp.