On 22 October 2006, a Pacific sierra (Scomberomorus sierra) was caught by gillnet near Mother’s Beach, Marina del Rey, Los Angeles County, California (33º58’50"N, 118º27’25"W) during sampling for juvenile white seabass (Atractoscion nobilis). This catch represents the northernmost record of Pacific sierra, and one of several specimens known from California.
Williams, J., D. Pondella II, B. Haggin, and L. Allen. 2011. New record of Pacific sierra (Scomberomorus sierra) with notes on previous California records. California Fish and Game 97(1):43-46.