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California Marine Protected Areas

Sea Lion Gulch State Marine Reserve
Important: As of October 1, 2014 new MPA regulations are in effect.
Management Area: Northern California (CA/OR border to Pt. Arena)

County: Humboldt

Nearest Port: Eureka

Regulations in Effect Since: 12/19/2012

Boundaries: This area is bounded by the mean high tide line and straight lines connecting the following points in the order listed except where noted:

40° 14.400' N. lat. 124° 19.983' W. long.;
40° 14.400' N. lat. 124° 25.943' W. long.; thence southward along the three nautical mile offshore boundary to
40° 12.800' N. lat. 124° 24.809' W. long.; and
40° 12.800' N. lat. 124° 18.155' W. long.

Recreational Fishing

Allowed Species: None

Prohibited Species: All

Commercial Fishing

Allowed Species: None

Prohibited Species: All