Spot Shrimp Fishery Closes In Marine Area 6 Outside Of Discovery Bay
Spot shrimp fishery closes in Marine Area 6 outside Discovery Bay
Action: Closes the recreational spot shrimp fishery in Marine Area 6 outside the Discovery Bay Shrimp District.
Effective date: July 2, 2020
Species affected: Spot shrimp and non-spot shrimp.
Location: Marine Area 6 outside the Discovery Bay Shrimp District.
Reason for action: Preliminary catch estimates indicate the state harvest target has been met for spot shrimp in this area.
Additional information: With the closure of spot shrimp fisheries in this area, non-spot shrimp fisheries will open through Oct. 15, 2020. Pots with a minimum mesh size of 1/2 inch will be allowed in this area starting July 2, 2020.
Information contact: Don Velasquez, Fish and Wildlife Biologist, 425-775-1311, ext. 112.