Fishing & MPAs

CDFW MPA Mobile Site


California Department of Fish and Wildlife developed a web mapping application designed for use in mobile devices such as smart phones and tablets. With it, you can identify Marine Protected Areas and your proximity to them.

CDFW MPA Mobile Website



The California Department of Fish and Wildlife offers an interactive map for referencing relevant marine resource planning data. This tool, which is built on the latest version of BIOS, is a great place for looking up the boundaries and regulations of marine protected areas or investigating the attributes of benthic and intertidal habitat information.


FishLegal Saltwater Fishing Maps & Regulations Mobile Application

This mobile application includes MPA boundaries, associated MPA regulations and allows for MPA map and info lookup without cellular signal. Users are able to pinpoint their exact location relative to each MPA.

The app is free to download from the iTunes App store and on Google Play.


Navionics Mobile Application & Marine Charts

Go cruising, fishing and sailing with the same detailed charts and advanced features used on the best GPS plotters – get the most out of your time on the water!

Mobile app and charts showing MPAs available for download!

Navionics Chart Viewer

The mission of the California’s Marine Protected Areas Education and Outreach Initiative is to enhance MPA education through enduring partnerships to empower Californians to protect what they know and love.