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California Marine Protected Areas

Albany Mudflats State Marine Park
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: 1986

Boundaries: This area consists of waters below the mean high tide line within the Albany Mudflats Ecological Reserve.

Recreational Fishing

Allowed Species: Finfish by hook-and-line from shore only

Prohibited Species: All marine aquatic plants

Commercial Fishing

Allowed Species: None

Prohibited Species: All

Other Regulations: Boating, swimming, wading, and diving are prohibited within the park.