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U.S. Marine Protected Areas Online Mapping Tool

Region(s) of Study: U.S. States and Territories

Provides access to boundaries of over 1600 MPAs, their classification, use restrictions, and associated spatial data for all marine protected areas.

 Aquaculture application: User’s can visualize marine protected areas, determine if these areas prohibit aquaculture, and summarize data in a way meaningful to them.

Contributing PartnersNOAA MPA Center
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