California Department of Fish and Wildlife

Regional Profile of the South Coast Study Region
(Point Conception to the California-Mexico Border)

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Front Cover
Includes an abbreviated table of contents

Regional Profile
Includes title page, complete table of contents, table of tables, table of figures, table of maps, executive summary and chapters 1-9

Appendices and References Cited

Acronyms & Abbreviations and Back Cover

Maps

Note that the maps in this regional profile are numbered based on the section of the profile where the map data are discussed. For instance, the information displayed on map "3.1- 1" is discussed in section 3.1 and is the first map presented in that section. Map 3.1-2 is the second set of maps discussed in section 3.1.

Map 2.0-1: MLPA South Coast Study Region – Existing State Marine Protected Areas and Special Closures

Map 3.1-1: Intertidal and Nearshore Habitats
Map 3.1-1a-d: Intertidal and Nearshore Habitats – Subregions 1-4
Map 3.1-1e-g: Intertidal and Nearshore Habitats – Subregions 5-7

Map 3.1-2: Soft and Hard Bottom Habitats
Map 3.1-2a-c: Soft and Hard Bottom Habitats – Subregions 1-3
Map 3.1-2d-e: Soft and Hard Bottom Habitats – Subregions 4-5
Map 3.1-2f-g: Soft and Hard Bottom Habitats – Subregions 6-7

Map 3.1-3: Oceanographic Patterns
Map 3.1-3a-c: Oceanographic Patterns – Mean Ocean Color, Bathymetry, Seasonal Sea Surface Temperature

Map 3.2-1: Marine Birds
Map 3.2-1a-d: Marine Bird Breeding Colonies and At Sea Diversity – Subregions 1-4
Map 3.2-1e-g: Marine Bird Breeding Colonies and At Sea Diversity – Subregions 5-7

Map 3.2.1-1: Marine Mammals
Map 3.2-1h-i: Marine Mammal Haulouts and Rookeries – Northern and Southern Portions of Study Region

Map 3.2-2: Areas of Fish Biodiversity
Map 3.2-2a-c: Areas of Fish Biodiversity – Subregions 1-3
Map 3.2-2d-f: Areas of Fish Biodiversity – Subregions 4-6
Map 3.2-2g: Areas of Fish Biodiversity – Subregion 7

Map 4.2-1: Coastal Watershed Impacts
Map 4.2-1a-b: Coastal Watershed Impacts – Percent Agriculture & Percent Urban

Map 4.3-1: Areas of Water Quality Concern
Map 4.3-1a-g: Areas of Water Quality Concern – Subregions 1-7

Map 4.5-1: Coastal Energy Projects, Oil Platforms, & Desalination Plants
Map 4.5-1a-b: Coastal Energy Projects, Oil Platforms, & Desalination Plants – Northern and Southern Portions of the Study Region

Map 5.4-1: Commercial Logbook Data
Map 5.4-1a-c: Commercial Landing Receipt Data – Pacific Sardine, Mackerel and Anchovy, Nearshore Rockfish and Cabezon
Map 5.4-1d-f: Commercial Landing Receipt Data – California Sheephead, California Halibut Trawl Density, Sharks and Skates
Map 5.4-1g-i: Commercial Landing Receipt Data – Swordfish, White Seabass, Dover Sole, Thornyhead, and Sablefish
Map 5.4-1j-l: Commercial Landing Receipt Data – Pacific Bonito, Spiny Lobster, Market Squid
Map 5.4-1m-o: Commercial Logbook Data – Red Urchin, Spot Prawn, Ridgeback Prawn

Map 5.6-1: Commercial Passenger Fishing Vessel Landings
Map 5.6-1a-c: Commercial Passenger Fishing Vessel Landings – Kelp Bass, Barred Sand Bass, Ocean Whitefish
Map 5.6-1d-f: Commercial Passenger Fishing Vessel Landings – White Seabass, Surfperch, California Sheephead
Map 5.6-1g-i: Commercial Passenger Fishing Vessel Landings – California Halibut, Rockfish, California Scorpionfish
Map 5.6-1j-l: Commercial Passenger Fishing Vessel Landings – Cabezon, Lingcod, Yellowtail

Map 5.6-2: Private and Rental Fishing Vessels Landings
Map 5.6-2a-c: Private and Rental Fishing Vessels Landings – Kelp Bass, Barred Sand Bass, Ocean Whitefish
Map 5.6-2d-f: Private and Rental Fishing Vessels Landings – White Seabass, Surfperch, California Sheephead
Map 5.6-2g-i: Private and Rental Fishing Vessels Landings – California Halibut, Rockfish, California Scorpionfish
Map 5.6-2j-k: Private and Rental Fishing Vessels Landings – Cabezon, Lingcod
Map 5.6-2l-m: Private and Rental Fishing Vessels Landings – Spiny Lobster, Yellowtail

Map 5.6-3: Coastal Access and Recreational Use Areas
Map 5.6-3a-d: Coastal Access and Recreational Use Areas – Subregions 1-4
Map 5.6-3e-g: Coastal Access and Recreational Use Areas – Subregions 5-7

Map 6.1-1: Research, Education and Monitoring Sites
Map 6.1-1a-d: Research, Education and Monitoring Sites – Subregions 1-4
Map 6.1-1e-g: Research, Education and Monitoring Sites – Subregions 5-7

Map 8.2-1: Existing Marine and Coastal Managed Areas
Map 8.2-1a-d: Existing Marine and Coastal Managed Areas – Subregions 1-4
Map 8.2-1e-g: Existing Marine and Coastal Managed Areas – Subregions 5-7

Map 8.2-2: Groundfish Conservation Areas