Marine Protected Areas (MPAs) in the California South Coast Study Region

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

Document Description
Pursuant to the Marine Life Projection Act, the California Fish and Game Commission and the California Department of Fish and Game (CDFG) have redesigned and re-evaluated the California South Coast Study Region's (SCSR) Marine Protection Areas (MPAs). The SCSR consists of the coastal area between Point Conception and the California/Mexico border, and the MPA redesign is intended to: increase coherence and effectiveness in protecting the State's marine life and habitats, marine ecosystems, and marine natural heritage, as well as to improve recreational, educational, and study opportunities provided by marine ecosystems subject to minimal human disturbance.

Contact Information
Rebecca Ota
California Department of Fish and Game Commission
North Central Region 1416 Ninth Street
Sacramento, CA 95814

Phone : (916) 653-4899


Cross Streets
Offshore California from Pt. Conception to California/Mexico Border
Other Location Info
Offshore California

Notice of Completion

Review Period Start
Review Period End
Development Type
Other (Establish Marine Protected Areas (MPAs) in Offshore CA)
Local Action
Other Action Other Action: MPAs
Project Issues
Air Quality Archaeologic-Historic Biological Resources Economics/Jobs Geologic/Seismic Minerals Recreation/Parks Schools/Universities Toxic/Hazardous Traffic/Circulation Water Quality Cumulative Effects Other Other Issues: fishing
Reviewing Agencies
California Coastal Commission California Department of Parks and Recreation California Department of State Parks, Division of Boating and Waterways California Department of Transportation, Division of Transportation Planning Department of Water Resources Office of Historic Preservation Other Agency(ies) Resources Agency State Water Resources Control Board, Division of Water Quality California State Lands Commission

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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