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California Marine Protected Areas [ds582]

Metadata Updated: March 30, 2024

These data include all of Californias marine protected areas (MPAs) as January 1, 2019. This dataset reflects the Department of Fish and Wildlifes best representation of marine protected areas based upon current California Code of Regulations, Title 14, Section 632: Natural Resources, Division 1: FGC- DFG. This dataset is not intended for navigational use or defining legal boundaries.This version includes records for complementary federal marine protected areas at the northern Channel Islands. Details on these areas can be referenced at

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Public: This dataset is intended for public access and use. Non-Federal: This dataset is covered by different Terms of Use than License: No license information was provided.

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Metadata Created Date August 12, 2023
Metadata Updated Date March 30, 2024

Metadata Source

Harvested from State of California

Additional Metadata

Resource Type Dataset
Metadata Created Date August 12, 2023
Metadata Updated Date March 30, 2024
Publisher California Department of Fish and Wildlife
Identifier 9d9fee70-d212-492a-916b-9d05da88027a
Data First Published 2023-03-08T15:59:20.000Z
Data Last Modified 2023-03-01T00:00:00.000Z
Category Natural Resources, Water
Public Access Level public
Metadata Context
Schema Version
Catalog Describedby
Harvest Object Id 70f6e094-39fe-4ef9-9156-ccf41e298295
Harvest Source Id 3ba8a0c1-5dc2-4897-940f-81922d3cf8bc
Harvest Source Title State of California
Source Datajson Identifier True
Source Hash 54078a4bbd488d37c6dedd94b440f8a300171c07a9015bd428f8c62851e4026e
Source Schema Version 1.1

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