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California Marine Protected Areas

Elkhorn Slough State Marine Reserve
Important: As of October 1, 2014 new MPA regulations are in effect.
Management Area: Central California (Pigeon Pt. to Pt. Conception)

County: Monterey

Nearest Port: Moss Landing

Regulations in Effect Since: 2007

Boundaries: This area includes the waters below mean high tide within Elkhorn Slough lying east of longitude 121° 46.40' W. and south of latitude
36° 50.50' N.

Recreational Fishing

Allowed Species: None

Prohibited Species: All

Commercial Fishing

Allowed Species: None

Prohibited Species: All