Role Played by California Department of Fish & Game

An informational leaflet regarding importation of live aquatic plants, invertebrates, fish, amphibians and reptiles (Leaflet No. 36) is attached in a pdf file, click here

The California Department of Fish & Game requires that all fish transported within the State be accompanied by an "Importation Permit".  The cost for a standard importation permit is $45.25; the cost for a long-term permit is $54.50.  A copy of the permit is available in pdf format, click here

 Contact in California:    Karen Mitchell, Environmental Scientist
                                    California Department of Fish & Game
                                    Fisheries Branch
                                    830 S. Street
                                    Sacramento, CA   95811
                                    916-445-0826
                                    Email:  KMITCHELL@dfg.ca.gov