California MPAs
North Central Coast Region
Central Coast Region
South Coast Region
Point Conception SMR
Kashtayit SMCA
Naples SMCA
Campus Point SMCA
Goleta Slough SMCA
Point Dume SMCA
Point Dume SMR
Point Vicente SMCA (no-take)
Abalone Cove SMCA
Bolsa Bay SMCA
Bolsa Chica Basin SMCA
Upper Newport Bay SMCA
Crystal Cove SMCA
Laguna Beach SMR
Laguna Beach SMCA
Dana Point SMCA
Batiquitos Lagoon SMCA
San Elijo Lagoon SMCA
Swami's SMCA
San Dieguito Lagoon SMCA
San Diego-Scripps Coastal SMCA
Matlahuayl SMR
South La Jolla SMCA
South La Jolla SMR
Famosa Slough SMCA
Cabrillo SMR
Tijuana River Mouth SMCA
Farnsworth Offshore SMCA
Farnsworth Onshore SMCA
Lover's Cove SMCA
Casino Point SMCA (no-take)
Long Point SMR
Blue Cavern Onshore No-Take SMCA
Blue Cavern Offshore SMCA
Arrow Point to Lion Head Point SMCA
Cat Harbor SMCA
Santa Barbara Island SMR
Begg Rock SMR
Anacapa Island SMR
Anacapa Island SMCA
Scorpion SMR
Painted Cave SMCA
Carrington Point SMR
Harris Point SMR
Richardson Rock SMR
Judith Rock SMR
South Point SMR
Skunk Point SMR
Gull Island SMR
Footprint SMR
San Miguel Island SC
Anacapa Island SC
San Francisco Bay Region



Campus Point SMCA (no-take)


Shoreline Boundary Landmarks:

Coming soon!

GPS Boundary: 

This area is bounded by the mean high tide line and straight lines connecting the following points in the order listed except where noted:

34° 25.20' N. lat. 119° 53.60' W. long.;
34° 21.48' N. lat. 119° 53.60' W. long.;

thence eastward along the three nautical mile offshore boundary to

34° 21.21' N. lat. 119° 50.65' W. long.; and
34° 24.30' N. lat. 119° 50.65' W. long.

Permitted/Prohibited Uses:

    • Recreational Fishing:
      • Allowed Species: None
      • Prohibited Species: All
    • Commercial Fishing:
      • Allowed Species: None
      • Prohibited Species: All

Effective as of: January 1, 2012

Educational Resources:


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