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California Marine Protected Areas

Begg Rock State Marine Reserve (San Nicholas Island Quad)
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: Southern California (Pt. Conception southward)

County: Ventura

Nearest Port: Catalina Harbor

Regulations in Effect Since: 1/1/2012

Boundaries: This area includes all state waters below the mean high tide line surrounding Begg Rock, located in the vicinity of 33° 21.71' N. lat. 119° 41.76' W. long.

Recreational Fishing

Allowed Species: None

Prohibited Species: All

Commercial Fishing

Allowed Species: None

Prohibited Species: All