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California Marine Protected Areas

Point Reyes State Marine Reserve
Important: As of March 1, 2016 new MPA regulations are in effect.
Management Area: North Central California (Pt. Arena to Pigeon Pt.)

County: Marin

Nearest Port: Bodega Bay

Regulations in Effect Since: 5/1/2010

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

37° 59.900' N. lat. 123° 01.278' W. long.;
37° 59.900' N. lat. 123° 02.000' W. long.;
37° 59.000' N. lat. 123° 02.000' W. long.;
37° 59.000' N. lat. 122° 57.340' W. long.; and
38° 01.750' N. lat. 122° 55.000' W. long.; thence westward along the mean high tide line onshore boundary to
38° 01.783' N. lat. 122° 55.286' W. long.; and
38° 01.941' N. lat. 122° 56.364' W. long.

Recreational Fishing

Allowed Species: None

Prohibited Species: All

Commercial Fishing

Allowed Species: None

Prohibited Species: All

Other Regulations: It is unlawful to injure, damage, take, or possess any living, geological, or cultural marine resource.