The HIN is a Federal requirement; a boat's registration number is a State
requirement similar to the license plate on a car. The HIN, however, is required to
California Fishing Passport website; California Halibut Identification · California
Marine Sportfish ... California sheephead; Ocean Sport Fishing Regulations
Booklet: Fish Identification Illustrations (PDF) Includes a selection of popular
species and no-take species; Plainfin Midshipman ... Regional Manager: Dr.
Date: August 14, 2014. Docket Number: 9:2014cv80374. Regions Bank v. The 62
' Ocean Sport Fish Hull I.D. No. XY001462J203 et al. Date: August 14, 2014