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New interactive e-book for the Central Coast MPA Baseline Monitoring Results now available

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OceanSpaces is an online community that tracks the health of California's oceans

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Join OceanSpaces and create a new group to share your knowledge

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OceanSpaces connects everyone with a stake in California's oceans

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Join OceanSpaces!

OceanSpaces is an online community that fosters new knowledge of ocean health. Here you'll find opportunities to communicate, create and share information among everyone with a stake in the health of California's oceans — scientists, fishermen, policymakers and citizens.

A shared body of scientific knowledge becomes the basis for participation in ocean resource management and stewardship.

Monitoring in Action

Dive deeper into interactive graphs, analysis, videos and more

OceanSpaces: Connecting Communities

New on OceanSpaces

Monitoring data are organized into 92 packages. Search by project or ecosystem feature!

See diverse interests come together to explore the baseline results and future partnerships

Explore MPAs

Use our interactive map to explore California's network of MPAs, current research projects and key ecosystems being monitored.