Industry Resources

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 Please note that we are not responsible for out-of-date information from these external websites.

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Urchin Industry Resources

California Sea Urchin Commission Rules & Regulations

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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
Commercial Digest
Renewing permit
Licensing your boat
Direct Selling Sea Urchins
How many permits are there (Data) [Current Capacity Goal of 150 permits]
Landing Data
Lost Gear Reporting: 1-888-491-GEAR or www.seadocsociety.org
Marine Protected Areas

The Pacific States Marine Fisheries Commission

The Pacific States Marine Fisheries Commission Website

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