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California Marine Protected Areas

Point Reyes 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: Northern California (Pigeon Pt. northward)

County: Marin

Nearest Port: Bodega Bay

Regulations in Effect Since: 5/1/2010

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

37° 59.90' N. lat. 123° 01.29' W. long.;
37° 59.90' N. lat. 123° 02.00' W. long.;
37° 59.00' N. lat. 123° 02.00' W. long.;
37° 59.00' N. lat. 123° 02.00' W. long.;
37° 59.00' N. lat. 122° 57.34' W. long.; and
38° 01.75' N. lat. 122° 55.00' W. long.; thence westward along the mean high tide line onshore boundary to
38° 01.783' N. lat. 122° 55.286' W. long.; and
38° 01.954' N. lat. 122° 56.451' W. long.

Recreational Fishing

Allowed Species: None

Prohibited Species: All

Commercial Fishing

Allowed Species: None

Prohibited Species: All