More herring at Pt Richmond

There was more herring spawning activity around Point Richmond late this week. A small school has been spawning off Cypress Point and close to Keller Beach for the last couple of days. Herring eggs were sampled on subtidal areas and the spawn appears to be ongoing as of this morning. Castnetters have been reported in the area, though fishing looked to be slow as of today. There was also some bird and marine mammal activity nearby at Castro Rocks, which staff will continue to monitor.

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Castro Rocks – CDFW

The commercial fleet made no landings this week but still expects to have an opportunity to catch the remaining 104 tons of quota remaining in the Even platoon fishery.