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Areas of special designation, species lists, and monitoring data sets for rocky intertidal sites within the Monterey Bay National Marine Sanctuary. Sites are arranged from north to south and can be located on Figure 1.

Location

Special Attribute

Citation

1) Fitzgerald Reserve Marine Reserve
ASBS1
Species list
California Department of Parks and Recreation
State Water Resources Control Board 1979
2) Pillar Point Quantitative survey Kinnetic Labs Inc. 1985
3) Pigeon Point Quantitative survey
Species list
Foster et al. 1988
J. Pearse (UCSC2)
4) Franklin Point Species list J. Pearse (UCSC)
5) Año Nuevo State Reserve
ASBS
Species list
California Department of Parks and Recreation
State Water Resources Control Board 1981
Pearse 1980
6) Scott Creek Quantitative survey
Species list
Kinnetic Labs Inc. 1985
J. Pearse (UCSC)
7) Davenport Landing Quantitative survey
Species list
Foster et al. 1988
J. Pearse (UCSC)
8) Natural Bridges State Park
Quantitative survey
Species list
California Department of Parks and Recreation
J. Pearse (UCSC)
Beauchamp and Gowing 1982
Foster et al. 1988
DeVogelaere 1991
Malone and Wilson 1994
9) Almar Street Quantitative survey
Species list
Foster et al. 1988
J. Pearse (UCSC)
10) Point Santa Cruz Species list J. Pearse (UCSC)
11) Soquel Point Quantitative survey
Species list
J. Pearse (UCSC)
12) Hopkins Marine Station Marine Life Lab and Refuge
Species list (Endocladia zone)
Long term data set
Stanford University
Glynn 1965
Barry et al. 1995
13) Point Pinos Species listJ. Pearse (UCSC)
14) Pescadero Rocks Quantitative survey
Species list (mussel zone)
Long term data sets
Kinnetic Labs Inc. 1985
DeVogelaere 1991
Kinnetic Labs Inc. 1992, A. De Vogelaere (MBNMS 3)
15) Carmel BayEcological ReserveCalifornia Department of Fish and Game
16) Carmel Point Species list J. Pearse (UCSC)
Malone and Wilson 1994
17) Point Lobos ASBS
Ecological Reserve
Species list
State Water Resources Control Board 1979
California Department of Fish and Game
18) Andrew Molera State Park
Quantitative survey
California Department of Parks and Recreation
Kinnetic Labs Inc. 1985
19) Julia Pfeiffer Burns Underwater Park
ASBS
Species list
California Department of Parks and Recreation
State Water Resources Control Board 1980
20) Big Creek Ecological Reserve
Landels Hill - Big Creek Reserve
Species list
California Department of Fish and Game
University of California at Santa Cruz
J. Pearse (UCSC)
Ferguson 1984
Malone and Wilson 1994
21) Mill Creek Quantitative survey
Species list
Kinnetic Labs Inc. 1985
J. Pearse (UCSC)
22) Point Sierra Nevada Quantitative survey
Long term data sets
Kinnetic Labs Inc. 1985
Kinnetic Labs Inc. 1992
A. De Vogelaere (MBNMS)
23) Point Piedras BlancasQuantitative survey Kinnetic Labs Inc. 1985
24) San SimeonQuantitative survey Kinnetic Labs Inc. 1985
1. Area of Special Biological Significance (a State Water Resources Control Board designation)
2. University of California at Santa Cruz
3. Monterey Bay National Marine Sanctuary
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