Kingfish(10 Fish Limit) Jacksmelt(No Fish Limit)
(No Fish Limit)
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source for perch identification and comparison:
Please Note: 27.60of the ocean sportfishing regulations: "No more than 20 finfish in combination of all species with not more than 10 of any one species".
Outside San Francisco and San Pablo Bays:
The recreational fishery for surfperch (family Embiotocidae) is open year-round. The daily bag and possession limit is 20 fish in combination of all species (except shiner surfperch), with not more than 10 fish of any one species. Shiner surfperch (Cymatogaster aggregata) have a separate bag and possession limit of 20 fish. Redtail surfperch (Amphistichus rhodoterus) have a minimum size limit of 10 1/2 inches total length.
Inside San Francisco and San Pablo Bays:
fishery for surfperch
(family Embiotocidae) inside San Francisco and San Pablo Bays is open
from August 1 through March 31 (shiner surfperch are open
year-round). Five perch bag limit except for shiners.
Make sure you have a copy of the regulations on you at all times.
Department Of Fish & Game
Marine Sportfish Identification
Base (With Thanks To Black Marlin)