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Here you’ll find primary fisheries reports from the National Marine Fisheries Service and other fisheries management authorities, as well as relevant papers from scientific journals. You’ll also find popular articles on current scientific topics and material that can be used by educators in high school science classes. Contact us if you would like to showcase your own research, or share your science education material.

Comparison of seafood advisory programs
Culinary substitutions for over-exploited species
Seasonality - Southern California Seafood
California Fisheries and Fishing Communities - Sea Grant

Consumer Resources
Local Seafood Sources
The Dory Fleet - Newport Beach
Ventura Harbor Fisherman’s Market
West Caught Fish Company – Newport Beach
Santa Barbara Fisherman’s Market
Community Seafood - Santa Barbara
Channel Islands Certified Farmers’ and Fishermens’ Market - Oxnard

Chef Resources
Buy from Local Fishermen (CA)
The Dory Fleet - Newport Beach
West Caught Fish Company – Newport Beach
Sea Stephanie Fish

Buy from US Fishermen
Sea to Table

Fish Receiver’s License Information
List of Fees
Fish and Game Code Section 8030-8039
Commercial Fish Business License Information Guide
Commercial Fish Business License Worksheet