Update on Fish Species by Pier — by County

Ken Jones

Administrator
Staff member
#1
Pier Fish Species
(Fish and Game Surveys, Ken Jones catches, PFIC reports)


San Diego County
Imperial Beach Pier — 57
Ocean Beach Pier (San Diego)— 69
Crystal Pier (San Diego)— 51
Ferry Landing Pier (San Diego/Coronado) —39
Bayside Park Pier (Chula Vista) — 15
Pepper Park Pier (National City) — 8
Embarcadero Marina Pier (San Diego) — 28
Shelter Island Pier (San Diego) — 47
Oceanside Pier — 62
Oceanside Harbor Pier — 27

Orange County
San Clemente Pier — 58
Dana Harbor Pier — 41
Balboa Pier (Newport Beach) — 66
— A list of the fish from both the Newport and Balboa piers, a list compiled over the years by Bob Anderson, showed 87 different species.
Newport Pier — 68
Huntington Beach Pier — 51
Seal Beach Pier —58

Los Angeles County
Belmont Pier (Long Beach) — 56
Long Beach Finger Piers — 30
Pier J Pier(s) (Long Beach) — 7 (New, need more reports)
Cabrillo Beach Pier (San Pedro) — 54
Green Pleasure Pier/Avalon — 29 — No Fish & Game survey data, just my catch numbers and PFIC Posts
Cabrillo Mole (Avalon) — 43 — No Fish & Game survey data, just my catch numbers and PFIC Posts
Redondo Beach Pier — 41
Redondo Sportfishing Pier — 46
Hermosa Beach Pier — 55
Manhattan Beach Pier — 39
Venice Fishing Pier — 44
Santa Monica Pier — 48
Malibu Pier — 41
Paradise Cove Pier (Malibu)— 27

Ventura-Santa Barbara Counties
Port Hueneme Pier — 28
Ventura Pier — 46
Stearns Wharf — 45
Goleta Pier — 63
Gaviota Pier — 44

San Luis Obispo County
Pismo Beach Pier — 30
Avila Pier — 37
Port San Luis Pier — 42
Morro Bay, North T-Pier — 34
Morro Bay South T-Pier — 32 — No DF&G survey numbers, just my personal catch numbers & PFIC posts
Cayucos Pier — 40
San Simeon Pier — 24

Monterey County
Monterey Coast Guard Pier — 36
Monterey Wharf #2 — 38
Seacliff State Beach Pier (Aptos) — 34
Capitola Wharf — 54
Santa Cruz Wharf — 54

San Mateo Co. —
Pacifica Pier — 46

San Francisco Piers
Fort Point Pier (San Francisco) — 25
Fort Mason Piers (San Francisco) — 16
San Francisco Muni Pier — 27
Pier 7 (San Francisco) — 15
South Harbor Marina Pier (San Francisco) — 6
Agua Vista Pier (San Francisco)— 13
Heron’s Head Pier (San Francisco) — 6 — (KJ)
Candlestick Point Park Pier (San Francisco) — 21

South Bay Piers
Brisbane Pier/Sierra Point Pier — 11
Oyster Point Pier (So. San Francisco) — 16
Robert Wooley Pier (Burlingame) — 4
Redwood City Pier — 5 — Need more reports
Dumbarton Pier (Fremont)— 15

East Bay Piers
Fruitvale Pier (Oakland) — 12
San Antonio Pier (Oakland) — 9
Port View Park Pier (Oakland) — 16
Emeryville Marina Pier — 2
Berkeley Pier — 57
Ferry Point Pier (Richmond) — 24

North Bay Piers
Point Pinole Pier — 18
McNear Park Pier (San Rafael)— 16
Paradise Park Pier (Tiburon) — 19
Elephant Rock Pier (Tiburon) — 32
Angel Island Pier — 11 (KJ)
Sausalito Pier — 11 (KJ)
Fort Baker Pier (Sausalito) — 30

Northern California Piers
Lawson’s Landing (Dillon Beach)— 3
Spud Point (Bodega Bay)— 9
Point Arena Pier — 18
Del Norte St. Pier (Eureka)— 11
Commercial Street Dock (Eureka) — 12 (KJ)
Eureka Boardwalk — 7 (KJ)
Adorni Pier (Eureka) — 6 (KJ)
Trinidad Pier — 33
Citizen’s Dock (Crescent City) — 30
B Street Pier (Crescent City) — 21
 
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Ken Jones

Administrator
Staff member
#3
The only problem with the figures is that we simply do not have much data on many piers, either from the DF&W or from PFIC, and thus many show lower figures than I would expect.