National Marine Sanctuaries Act

TitleNational Marine Sanctuaries Act
Publication TypeTechnical Report
Year of Publication2000
Corporate AuthorsU.S. Congress
Date Published2000
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Channel Islands National Park Marine Protected Areas

 Marine sanctuary waters include 1,128 square nautical miles from mean high tide to 6 nautical miles offshore San Miguel, Santa Rosa, Santa Cruz, Anacapa, and Santa Barbara Islands. Warm and cool currents support a great variety of flora and fauna, including giant kelp, fish and invertebrates, marine birds, pinnipeds, and cetaceans. The key resources (natural infrastructure) in the system are the marine food web. The key shared resource relevant to the commons dilemma faced by the...
30 Nov 2018