Here is a collection of resources compiled by the Sea Urchin Commission. Please note that we are not responsible for out-of-date information from these external websites.
Check for the accuracy and confirm the most up-to-date version.
Urchin Industry Resources
United States Coast Guard
The United States Coast Guard Website
Code of federal regulations title 46
Renewing Vessel Documentation
Fish Safe West
Exemption letter for immersion suits (Read thoroughly, you must have a current yearly dockside exam and a printed copy of this letter on board in order to use the exemption) FCC Website
Register EPIRB Beacon
California Department of Fish and Wildlife
To request a commercial dive fishing log, contact the Marine Fisheries Statistical Unit voicemail at 562-342-7130. Leave your name, phone number, address you want the log sent to, and CDFW license number.
The California Department of Fish and Wildlife Website
Path to obtaining a California Sea Urchin Permit
Licensing your boat
Direct Selling Sea Urchins
How many permits are there (Data) [Current Capacity Goal of 150 permits]
Lost Gear Reporting: 1-888-491-GEAR or www.seadocsociety.org
Marine Protected Areas
California Department of Fish and Game Commission
California Department of Food and Agriculture
The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration
Harbor Departments and Commercial Fishery Commissions/Associations
Pacific Coast Federation of Fishermen’s Associations
Pacific Urchin Harvesters Association (PUHA)
San Diego Harbor
San Diego Commercial Fishermen
Fishermen’s Farmer’s Market San Diego *weekly Wednesdays)
Long Beach Harbor
Long Beach Farmers Markets
Channel Islands Farmers and Fisherman Market (Weekly Sundays)
The Original Ventura Fisherman's Market
Ventura County Commercial Fisherman Association
Santa Barbara Harbor
Commercial Fishermen of Santa Barbara
Santa Barbara Fisherman Market (Weekly Saturdays)
Fort Bragg Farmers Market (Weekly Wednesdays)
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