MPA Data Downloads

Direct Downloads (SHP & KML) - All Regions:

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Last update: 06-01-2018

ArcGIS Online Web Feature Service - USA:

Protected Seas Marine Managed Areas 2017
Last update: 07-01-2017


Region Interactive Web Map Status
California California Map Released
Florida Florida Map Released
Hawaii Hawaii Map Released
Oregon Oregon Map Released
Washington Washington Map Released
Alaska Alaska Map Released
U.S. Gulf of Mexico (AL, MS, LS, TX) Gulf of Mexico Map Released
U.S. South Atlantic (GA, SC, NC) South Atlantic Map Released
U.S. Mid-Atlantic (VA, MD, DE, NJ, NY) Mid-Atlantic Map Released
U.S. North Atlantic (CT, RI, MA, NH, ME) North Atlantic Map Released
U.S. Great Lakes Great Lakes Map Released
U.S. Caribbean Territories (Puerto Rico, U.S. Virgin Islands) U.S. Caribbean Map Released
Canada Map In Development
Mexico Map Released
Caribbean (All countries, incl. U.S. Territories) Caribbean Map Released
Pacific Islands Pacific Islands Map In Development
Palau Palau Map Released
Micronesia Micronesia Map In Development
U.S. Territories U.S. Territories Map Released
High Seas High Seas Map Released


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