California Department of Fish and Wildlife

Evaluations and Supplementary Information for the SCRSG MPA Proposals in the MLPA South Coast Study Region

View MPA Proposals Developed by Work Groups of the MLPA South Coast Regional Stakeholder Group – September 2009

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Various methods are being used to evaluate marine protected area (MPA) proposals for the Marine Life Protection Act (MLPA) South Coast Study Region. Evaluations of proposals are conducted relative to MLPA goals, science guidelines, potential impacts to commercial and recreational fishing, California Department of Fish and Game (DFG) feasibility criteria, and California Department of Parks and Recreation guidance.

From this page you can view a document that describes the various evaluation methods, the evaluations of SCRSG MPA proposals, and additional supplementary information.

The evaluations linked below are subject to revision; revision dates are noted in parentheses.