Marine Protected Areas in the Central California Coast Region

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SCH Number
Lead Agency
Fish and Game Commission (California Fish and Game Commission)
Document Title
Marine Protected Areas in the Central California Coast Region
Document Type
NOP - Notice of Preparation

Document Description
For the purpose of this project, the central California coast region is defined as State waters between Pigeon Point (San Mateo County) and Point Conception (Santa Barbara County). The project objectives are to help protect, maintain, restore, enhance, and manage living marine resources by developing this portion of the MLPA required network of MPAs. Take of finfish, marine plants and/or invertebrates would be prohibited or restricted in several areas by regulations established by the Commission and implemented by the Department.

Contact Information
John Ugoretz
Fish & Game Commission
1416 Ninth Street
Sacramento, CA 95814

Phone : (831) 649-2893


Monterey San Luis Obispo San Mateo Santa Barbara
Other Location Info
Coastal - San Mateo to Santa Barbara Ocean waters off central California

Notice of Completion

Review Period Start
Review Period End
Development Type
Other (Establish Marine Protected Areas in State Waters)
Local Action
Other Action Other Action: Marine protected are
Project Issues
Economics/Jobs Recreation/Parks Wildlife Other Other Issues: Fishing Activities
Reviewing Agencies
California Coastal Commission California Department of Health Care Services California Department of Parks and Recreation California Department of Transportation, District 5 California Highway Patrol California Native American Heritage Commission California Regional Water Quality Control Board, Central Coast Region 3 California Regional Water Quality Control Board, San Francisco Bay Region 2 California State Lands Commission Department of Water Resources Resources Agency California Department of Transportation, District 4

Disclaimer: The document was originally posted before CEQAnet had the capability to host attachments for the public. To obtain the original attachments for this document, please contact the lead agency at the contact information listed above. You may also contact the OPR via email at or via phone at (916) 445-0613.

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