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California Marine Protected Areas

Cambria State Marine Conservation Area
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: San Luis Obispo

Nearest Port: Morro Bay

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:

35° 37.10' N. lat. 121° 09.20' W. long.;
35° 37.10' N. lat. 121° 10.70' W. long.;
35° 32.85' N. lat. 121° 06.70' W. long.; and
35° 32.85' N. lat. 121° 05.85' W. long.

Recreational Fishing

Allowed Species: All

Prohibited Species: None

Commercial Fishing

Allowed Species: None

Prohibited Species: All