California Department of Fish and Wildlife

Links

Select a specific area of interest from the choices below.

Angling/Fisheries Organizations

American Fisheries Society
www.fisheries.org

American Sportfishing Association
asafishing.org

California Sea Urchin Commission
www.calurchin.org

International Game Fish Association
www.igfa.org

sportfishingreport.com
www.sportfishingreport.com

United Anglers of Southern California
www.unitedanglers.com

United Pier and Shore Anglers of California
upsac.org

Data Sources

National Marine Fisheries Service - Billfish Newsletter - Pacific
swfsc.noaa.gov

Pacific Fisheries Information Network (PacFIN)- Pacific States Marine Fisheries Commission
pacfin.psmfc.org

Recreational Fisheries Information Network (RecFIN)- Pacific States Marine Fisheries Commission
www.recfin.org

Fishery Management

Inter-American Tropical Tuna Commission
www.iattc.org/HomeENG.htm

International Pacific Halibut Commission
www.iphc.washington.edu

NOAA Northwest Regional Office
www.nwr.noaa.gov

North Pacific Fishery Management Council
www.fakr.noaa.gov/npfmc

Pacific Fishery Management Council
www.pcouncil.org

Pacific Fishery Management Council: Habitat Suitability Maps
www.pcouncil.org/habitat-and-communities/habitat/habitat-suitability-maps/

Pacific Fishery Management Council: March 2008 Briefing Book Summaries
www.pcouncil.org/resources/archives/briefing-books/march-2008-briefing-book/

Pacific Fishery Management Council: Tools for Understanding Fishery Management
www.pcouncil.org/resources/understanding-fishery-management/

Pacific Salmon Commission
www.psc.org

Western Pacific Fishery Management Council
www.wpcouncil.org

General Information

Fish Contamination Education Collaborative (Southern California)
www.pvsfish.org

Food & Agriculture Organization - United Nations: Fisheries
www.fao.org/fishery/en

Food & Agriculture Organization - United Nations: Fisheries Glossary
www.fao.org/fi/glossary

Glossary of Fisheries Terminology (provided by NOAA)
www.st.nmfs.noaa.gov/st4/documents/F_Glossary.pdf Adobe Reader required

Intergovernmental & Recreational Fisheries Office - Pacific
swr.nmfs.noaa.gov/recofc.htm

Marine and Anadromous Fish
www.nmfs.noaa.gov/pr/species/fish

NOAA National Marine Fisheries Service
www.nmfs.noaa.gov

OEHHA Office of Environmental Health Hazard Assessment: Fish
www.oehha.ca.gov/fish.html

Our Living Oceans - National Marine Fisheries Service 1999 Report on Nations Fisheries
spo.nwr.noaa.gov/olo99.htm

RecFin Brochure Library
www.recfin.org/lib/2001/

Recreational Fisheries - National Marine Fisheries Service, Southwest Region - Pacific
swr.nmfs.noaa.gov/hcd/action.htm

Rockfish Identification Resource
www.afsc.noaa.gov/race/media/photo_gallery/fish_by_family.htm

Shellfish Protection, Preharvest (and Marine Biotoxin Monitoring Program)
www.cdph.ca.gov/healthinfo/environhealth/water/Pages/Shellfish.aspx

Grants

National Marine Fisheries Service - Saltonstall-Kennedy (S-K) Grant Program
www.nmfs.noaa.gov/mb/financial_services/skhome.htm

Marine Environmental and Conservation Information

California Artificial Reef Enhancement Program
www.calreefs.org

California Marine Protected Areas
Maps, Coordinates and Regulations: www.dfg.ca.gov/marine/mpa/mpa_summary.asp

Marine Fish Conservation Network
www.conservefish.org

Save Our Shores
www.saveourshores.org

Research

Grunion.org - Pepperdine University
arachnid.pepperdine.edu/grunion

Hopkins Marine Station Of Stanford University
www-marine.stanford.edu

Institute of Marine Sciences - University of California, Santa Cruz
ims.ucsc.edu

Monterey Bay Aquarium Research Institute
www.mbari.org

Moss Landing Marine Laboratories
www.mlml.calstate.edu

NOAA Fisheries - National Marine Fisheries Service
www.nmfs.noaa.gov

NOAA - NMFS - Southwest Fisheries Science Center
swfsc.noaa.gov

Pacific Ocean Research Foundation
holoholo.org/porf/

Pelagic Shark Research Foundation
www.pelagic.org

Scientific Research Permits Required for Elkhorn Slough Estuary and Environs (leads to Elkhorn Slough National Estuarine Research Reserve website)
www.elkhornslough.org/research/permits.htm

Seafloor Mapping Lab - CSU Monterey Bay
seafloor.csumb.edu

State and Federal Government Information

Alaska Region, National Marine Fisheries Service, Juneau, Alaska
www.fakr.noaa.gov

Northwest Region, National Marine Fisheries Service - Seattle, Washington
www.nwr.noaa.gov

Pacific States Marine Fisheries Commission - Portland, Oregon
www.psmfc.org

Southwest Region, National Marine Fisheries Service - Long Beach, California
swr.nmfs.noaa.gov

U.S. Coast Guard Auxiliary Free Vessel Safety Check Program
safetyseal.net

State Regulations Information

Alaska Department of Fish & Game
www.adfg.state.ak.us

California Department of Fish and Wildlife
www.dfg.ca.gov

Hawaii Division of Aquatic Resources
www.state.hi.us/dlnr/dar/index.html

Oregon Department of Fish & Wildlife
www.dfw.state.or.us

Washington Department of Fish & Wildlife
wdfw.wa.gov

Weather and Oceanographic Information

Central and Northern California Ocean Observing System
cencoos.org

Coastal Data Information Program (CDIP)
cdip.ucsd.edu

ProTides - California Tide Information
www.protides.com/california

Sea Surface Temperature Charts
polar.ncep.noaa.gov/sst/Welcome.html

Southern California Coastal Ocean Observing System
sccoos.org

Tide Information
www.saltwatertides.com/dynamic.dir/californiasites.html

Tide Tables - NOAA/NOS
co-ops.nos.noaa.gov/tides04/tpred2.html#CA

Weather Information - National Weather Service
www.nws.noaa.gov

Other Information

Fukushima Disaster Information
www.dfg.ca.gov/marine/fukushima.asp