California Department of Fish and Wildlife

Bay Delta Region

Studies and Surveys

Other BDR Links

Main Office
  2825 Cordelia Road, Suite 100
  Fairfield, CA 94534
  (707) 428-2002

Stockton Office
  2109 Arch Airport Rd
  Stockton, CA 95206
  (209) 234-3420

Acting Regional Manager:
Scott Wilson

Related Programs

Longfin smelt incidental take order and management documents


The longfin smelt is listed as a threatened species under the California Endangered Species Act. Its status remains unresolved at the federal level. This page contains links to the current order(s) authorizing incidental take of longfin smelt and other management documents affecting longfin smelt.

For larva, juvenile and adult distribution information see Smelt Larva Survey, Bay Study Survey, Spring Kodiak Trawl under STUDIES AND SURVEYS on the left column menu. Abundance trend information is updated annually in the spring edition of the IEP Newsletter available online at:
Longfin smelt incidental take order and management documents photo


Longfin Smelt Fact Sheet July 2009

Longfin Smelt Status Review 2009

Longfin Smelt Incidental Take Permit No. 2081-2009-001-03, SWP

Notice of Determination
- State Water Proj Ops for longfin smelt protection

Related management documents

Longfin Smelt incidental take order (2084)