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California Marine Protected Areas

Laguna Beach State Marine Reserve
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: Orange

Nearest Port: Dana Point

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° 33.233' N. lat. 117° 49.200' W. long.;
33° 30.800' N. lat. 117° 49.200' W. long.; and
33° 30.800' N. lat. 117° 45.631' W. long.

Recreational Fishing

Allowed Species: None

Prohibited Species: All

Commercial Fishing

Allowed Species: None

Prohibited Species: All