California Marine Protected Areas
Robert W. Crown State Marine Conservation Area
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.
: Northern California (Pigeon Pt. northward)
: San Francisco
Regulations in Effect Since
: This area is bounded by the mean high tide line and a distance of 150 feet offshore between the following points:
37° 45.97' N. lat.
122° 16.84' W. long.
37° 45.95' N. lat.
122° 16.52' W. long.
Allowed Species: Finfish by hook-and-line only
Prohibited Species: All marine aquatic plants
Allowed Species: Kelp. Finfish.
Prohibited Species: All marine aquatic plants EXCEPT kelp. All invertebrates.
Title 14, CCR, Section 632 (b) (61)