California Department of Fish and Wildlife

State Managed Commercial Fisheries: Cabezon, Greenlings and Sheephead (CGS)

Total Allowable Catches, Allocations and Trip Limits

Section 52.10 of Title 14, California Code of Regulations establishes annual total allowable catches (TAC) for these species, and also allocates portions of these TACs to the recreational and commercial fisheries.

  TAC Commercial Allocation Recreational Allocation
Cabezon

326,200

127,200

199,000

Greenlings*

121,900

56,400

65,500

Sheephead

205,500

75,200

130,300

TACs and Allocations are in pounds.

* The commercial harvest of greenlings is managed to the remainder of the TAC after subtracting the recreational allocation.

Current Year Commercial State CGS Groundfish Trip Limits

  Jan/Feb Mar/Apr May/Jun Jul/Aug Sep/Oct Nov/Dec
Cabezon

300

CLOSED

500

500

500

300

Greenlings

150

CLOSED

200

200

200

150

Sheephead

2,000

CLOSED

2,400

2,400

2,400

2,400

Trip limits are in pounds.