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California Marine Protected Areas

Lovers Point-Julia Platt 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: Monterey

Regulations in Effect Since: 2007

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

36° 37.10' N. lat. 121° 54.09' W. long.;
36° 37.25' N. lat. 121° 53.78' W. long.;
36° 37.38' N. lat. 121° 53.85' W. long.;
36° 37.60' N. lat. 121° 54.75' W. long.; and
36° 37.60' N. lat. 121° 54.91' W. long.

Recreational Fishing

Allowed Species: None

Prohibited Species: All

Commercial Fishing

Allowed Species: None

Prohibited Species: All

Other Regulations: *Formerly known as Lovers Point State Marine Reserve