California Marine Protected Areas
Van Damme State Marine Conservation Area
Important: As of October 1, 2014 new MPA regulations are in effect.
: Northern California (CA/OR border to Pt. Arena)
: Noyo Harbor (Fort Bragg)
Regulations in Effect Since
: This area is bounded by the mean high tide line and a straight line connecting the following points:
39° 16.335' N. lat.
123° 47.712' W. long.
39° 16.147' N. lat.
123° 47.429' W. long.
Allowed Species: All
Prohibited Species: None
Allowed Species: Finfish. Invertebrates. Marine aquatic plants (except giant kelp and bull kelp).
Prohibited Species: Giant kelp and bull kelp
Title 14, CCR, Section 632 (b) (26)