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California Marine Protected Areas

Moro Cojo Slough 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: Central California (Pigeon Pt. to Pt. Conception)

County: Monterey

Nearest Port: Moss Landing

Regulations in Effect Since: 2007

Boundaries: This area includes the waters within Moro Cojo Slough below mean high tide and east of the Highway 1 Bridge and west of the crossing of the Southern Pacific Railroad tracks.

Recreational Fishing

Allowed Species: None

Prohibited Species: All

Commercial Fishing

Allowed Species: None

Prohibited Species: All