Salt Point SMCA

Shoreline Boundary Landmarks:

Coming soon!

GPS Boundary:

This area is bounded by the mean high tide line and straight lines connecting the following points in the order listed:
38° 35.60′ N. lat. 123° 20.80′ W. long.;
38° 35.60′ N. lat. 123° 21.00′ W. long.;
38° 33.50′ N. lat.123° 21.00′ W. long.; and
38° 33.50′ N. lat. 123° 18.91′ W. long.,
except that Gerstle Cove as described in subsection 632(b)(13)(A) is excluded.

Permitted/Prohibited Uses:

  • Recreational Fishing:
    • Allowed Species: Abalone and finfish.
    • Prohibited Species: All other living marine resources EXCEPT those listed above.
  • Commercial Fishing:
    • Allowed Species: None
    • Prohibited Species: All
  • Definitions:
    • Finfish are defined as any species of bony fish or cartilaginous fish (sharks, skates and rays). Finfish do not include amphibians, invertebrates, plants or algae.

Effective as of: May 1, 2010

Additional Resources:

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