: Southern California (Pt. Conception southward)
: Catalina Harbor
Regulations in Effect Since
Allowed Species: Market squid by hand-held dip net. White seabass and pelagic finfish
by spearfishing. Marlin, tuna and dorado by trolling.
Prohibited Species: All marine aquatic plants. Invertebrates EXCEPT market squid. Finfish, EXCEPT white seabass, pelagic finfish
, marlin, tuna, and dorado.
Allowed Species: Coastal pelagic species
by round haul net. Swordfish by harpoon.
Prohibited Species: All marine aquatic plants. All invertebrates EXCEPT market squid. All finfish EXCEPT coastal pelagic finfish species
: It is unlawful to injure, damage, take, or possess any living, geological, or cultural marine resource for commercial and/or recreational purposes, except for those listed above.
Note that state and federal sport
fishing regulations apply in addition to MPA regulations.