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California Marine Protected Areas

Gerstle Cove State Marine Reserve
Important: As of October 1, 2014 new MPA regulations are in effect.
Management Area: North Central California (Pt. Arena to Pigeon Pt.)

County: Sonoma

Nearest Port: Bodega Bay

Regulations in Effect Since: 5/1/2010

Boundaries: This area lies within the Salt Point State Marine Conservation Area and is bounded by the mean high tide line and a straight line connecting the following points:

38° 33.95' N. lat. 123° 19.92' W. long.; and
38° 33.95' N. lat. 123° 19.76' W. long.

Recreational Fishing

Allowed Species: None

Prohibited Species: All

Commercial Fishing

Allowed Species: None

Prohibited Species: All