Human Visitation and the Frequency and Potential Effects of Collecting on Rocky Intertidal Populations in Southern California Marine Reserves

@inproceedings{Murray2003HumanVA,
  title={Human Visitation and the Frequency and Potential Effects of Collecting on Rocky Intertidal Populations in Southern California Marine Reserves},
  author={Steven N. Murray and TERI GIBSON DENIS and JANINE S KIDO and Jayson R. Smith},
  year={2003}
}
Humans intensely use southern California rocky shores for recreational activities such as fishing, exploration, wallung, enjoyment of the out-of-doors, and educational field trips. People also collect intertidal organisms for consumption, fish bait, home aquariums, and other purposes. In Orange County, visitors concentrate their activities on a few rocky headlands and reefs. Many of these shores have been designated as California Marine Life Refuges (CMLRs) or State Ecological Reserves (SERs… CONTINUE READING