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California Marine Protected Areas

Robert W. Crown State Marine Conservation Area
Important: As of October 1, 2014 new MPA regulations are in effect.
Management Area: San Francisco Bay

County: Alameda

Nearest Port: San Francisco

Regulations in Effect Since: 1980

Boundaries: This area is bounded by the mean high tide line and a distance of 150 feet offshore between the following points:

37° 45.97' N. lat. 122° 16.84' W. long.; and
37° 45.95' N. lat. 122° 16.52' W. long.

Recreational Fishing

Allowed Species: Finfish by hook-and-line only

Prohibited Species: All marine aquatic plants

Commercial Fishing

Allowed Species: Kelp. Finfish.

Prohibited Species: All marine aquatic plants EXCEPT kelp. All invertebrates.