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§ 28.55. Rockfish (Sebastes).

14 CA ADC § 28.55BARCLAYS OFFICIAL CALIFORNIA CODE OF REGULATIONS

Barclays Official California Code of Regulations Currentness
Title 14. Natural Resources
Division 1. Fish and Game Commission-Department of Fish and Game
Subdivision 1. Fish, Amphibians and Reptiles
Chapter 4. Ocean Fishing
Article 1. Ocean and San Francisco Bay District
Fin Fish-Minimum Size Limits, Bag and Possession Limits and Seasons (Refs & Annos)
14 CCR § 28.55
§ 28.55. Rockfish (Sebastes).
(a) Open areas, seasons, and depth constraints: See Section 27.20 through Section 27.50 for definitions, special closure areas, and exceptions. Take and possession is authorized as follows:
(1) Northern Groundfish Management Area: Open and closed dates and depth constraints as defined by Section 27.25.
(2) Mendocino Groundfish Management Area: Open and closed dates and depth constraints as defined by Section 27.30.
(3) San Francisco Groundfish Management Area: Open and closed dates and depth constraints as defined by Section 27.35.
(4) Central Groundfish Management Area: Open and closed dates and depth constraints as defined by Section 27.40.
(5) Southern Groundfish Management Area: Open and closed dates and depth constraints as defined by Section 27.45.
(6) Cowcod Conservation Areas: Open and closed dates and depths constraints as defined by Section 27.50. Only Nearshore Rockfish, and Shelf Rockfish, as defined in subsections 1.91(a)(1) and 1.91(a)(3), may be taken and possessed, except as provided below in subsection (b)(1).
(b) Limit: Ten, within the Rockfish, Cabezon, and Greenling complex (RCG complex, as defined in Section 1.91) limit of 10 fish, in any combination of species, except as provided below.
(1) The limit on bronzespotted rockfish, cowcod, and yelloweye rockfish is zero. These species shall not be taken or possessed as part of the RCG limit.
(2) The limit on vermilion rockfish is four fish, within the RCG bag limit.
(3) The limit on quillback rockfish is one fish, within the RCG bag limit.
(4) The limit on copper rockfish is one fish, within the RCG bag limit.
(5) In the Cowcod Conservation Areas (see Section 27.50), the limit on slope rockfish, as defined in subsection 1.91(a)(4), is zero. These species shall not be taken or possessed as part of the RCG limit in the Cowcod Conservation Areas.
(c) Size limit: None.
(d) Method of take: When angling, gear is restricted to not more than two hooks and one line. For purposes of this section, a hook is a single hook, or a double or treble hook with multiple points connected to a common shank.
(e) Fishing rules for rockfish may be changed during the year or in-season by the department under the authority of subsection 27.20(e). See subsection 27.20(f) for additional information.
Note: Authority cited: Sections 200, 205, 265, 399, 702, 7071 and 8587.1, Fish and Game Code. Reference: Sections 200, 205, 265, 399, 1802, 7071 and 8585.5, Fish and Game Code; 50 CFR Part 660, Subpart G; and 14 CCR 27.20.
HISTORY
1. Amendment of section and Note filed 2-5-98; operative 3-1-98 pursuant to Fish and Game Code sections 202 and 215 (Register 98, No. 6).
2. Amendment filed 12-30-99; operative 12-30-99 pursuant to Fish and Game Code sections 202 and 215 (Register 99, No. 53).
3. Amendment of subsection (b) filed 6-12-2000; operative 6-12-2000 pursuant to Fish and Game Code sections 202 and 215 (Register 2000, No. 24).
4. Amendment of section and Note filed 3-5-2001; operative 3-5-2001 pursuant to Fish and Game Code sections 202 and 215 (Register 2001, No. 10).
5. Amendment of subsection (a)(1) and new subsection (d)(3) filed 10-17-2001 as an emergency; operative 10-29-2001 pursuant to Fish and Game Code section 215 (Register 2001, No. 42). A Certificate of Compliance must be transmitted to OAL by 2-26-2002 or emergency language will be repealed by operation of law on the following day.
6. Amendment filed 1-10-2002; operative 1-1-2002 pursuant to Fish and Game Code sections 202 and 215 (Register 2002, No. 2).
7. Amendment of subsection (a), repealer of subsections (a)(1) and (a)(2), amendment of subsection (b) and new subsections (b)(1) and (b)(2) filed 1-3-2003; operative 1-3-2003 pursuant to Fish and Game Code sections 202 and 215 (Register 2003, No. 1).
8. Amendment of subsections (a) and (b)(1)-(2) filed 1-23-2004; operative 1-23-2004 pursuant to Government Code section 11343.4 (Register 2004, No. 4).
9. Amendment of subsection (b)(1) filed 4-29-2004 as an emergency; operative 5-1-2004 (Register 2004, No. 18). A Certificate of Compliance must be transmitted to OAL by 8-30-2004 or emergency language will be repealed by operation of law on the following day.
10. Amendment of subsections (a) and (b) and repealer of subsections (b)(1)-(2) filed 4-28-2004; operative 5-1-2004 pursuant to Government Code section 11343.4 (Register 2004, No. 19).
11. Amendment of section and Note filed 12-27-2004; operative 1-1-2005 pursuant to Government Code section 11343.4 (Register 2004, No. 53).
12. Amendment of subsections (a) and (b), new subsections (a)(1)-(6) and (b)(1)-(4) and amendment of subsection (e) filed 1-18-2007; operative 1-18-2007 pursuant to Government Code section 11343.4(c) (Register 2007, No. 3).
13. Amendment of subsections (a)(1), (a)(2) and (e) and amendment of Note filed 5-9-2008 as an emergency; operative 5-9-2008 (Register 2008, No. 19). A Certificate of Compliance must be transmitted to OAL by 11-5-2008 or emergency language will be repealed by operation of law on the following day.
14. Amendment of subsections (a)-(a)(2), new subsection (a)(3), subsection renumbering and amendment of newly designated subsections (a)(4)-(7) and subsection (b)(3) and Note filed 8-25-2008 as an emergency; operative 9-2-2008 (Register 2008, No. 35). A Certificate of Compliance must be transmitted to OAL by 2-23-2009 or emergency language will be repealed by operation of law on the following day.
15. Amendment of subsections (a)(1)-(5) and (b)(1)-(2), repealer of subsection (b)(3), subsection renumbering, amendment of newly designated subsection (b)(3) and amendment of Note filed 3-3-2009; operative 3-3-2009 pursuant to Government Code section 11343.4 (Register 2009, No. 10).
16. Amendment of subsections (a)(1)-(4), repealer of subsection (a)(5), subsection renumbering and amendment of subsections (b) and (d) and Note filed 6-9-2011; operative 6-9-2011 pursuant to Government Code section 11343.4 (Register 2011, No. 23).
17. Editorial correction of subsection (a)(4) (Register 2011, No. 48).
18. Amendment of subsections (a)(1)-(3), (a)(5)-(6) and (b)(2)-(c) filed 2-14-2013; operative 3-1-2013 pursuant to Government Code section 11343.4(b)(4)(A) (Register 2013, No. 7).
19. Repealer and new subsections (a)(1)-(6), new subsection (b)(3), subsection renumbering and amendment of subsection (e) and Note filed 3-10-2015; operative 3-10-2015 pursuant to Government Code section 11343.4(b)(3) (Register 2015, No. 11).
20. Amendment of subsection (b)(1), repealer and new subsection (b)(2), amendment of subsection (b)(3) and amendment of Note filed 2-7-2017; operative 2-7-2017 pursuant to Government Code section 11343.4(b)(4) (Register 2017, No. 6).
21. Amendment of subsection (b)(2) filed 1-2-2019; operative 1-2-2019 pursuant to Government Code section 11343.4(b)(4)(B) (Register 2019, No. 1).
22. Amendment of subsection (b)(2), repealer of subsection (b)(3) and subsection renumbering filed 12-28-2020; operative 1-1-2021 pursuant to Government Code section 11343.4(b)(4)(A)-(B) (Register 2021, No. 1).
23. Amendment of subsection (b)(2), new subsections (b)(3)-(4), subsection renumbering and amendment of Note filed 1-5-2022 as an emergency; operative 1-6-2022 (Register 2022, No. 1). A Certificate of Compliance must be transmitted to OAL by 7-5-2022 or emergency language will be repealed by operation of law on the following day.
This database is current through 4/22/22 Register 2022, No. 16
14 CCR § 28.55, 14 CA ADC § 28.55
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