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California Marine Protected Areas

Casino Point State Marine Conservation Area (Catalina Island)
Important: As of December 19, 2012 new MPA regulations are in effect for the Northern California coast from the Oregon/California border to Point Arena.
Management Area: Southern California (Pt. Conception southward)

County: Los Angeles

Nearest Port: Avalon Harbor

Regulations in Effect Since: 1/1/2012

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

33° 20.90' N. lat. 118° 19.43' W. long.;
33° 20.90' N. lat. 118° 19.42' W. long.;
33° 20.92' N. lat. 118° 19.38' W. long.;
33° 20.95' N. lat. 118° 19.42' W. long.;
33° 20.97' N. lat. 118° 19.47' W. long.;
33° 21.00' N. lat. 118° 19.52' W. long.; and
33° 20.96' N. lat. 118° 19.56' W. long.

Recreational Fishing

Allowed Species: None

Prohibited Species: All

Commercial Fishing

Allowed Species: None

Prohibited Species: All

Other Regulations: Feeding fish for marine life viewing is allowed.