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Bodega Marine Reserve

Bodega Marine Lab from the south, looking across Horseshoe Cove of Bodega Bay.

Bodega Marine Reserve is a 362-acre (146 ha) nature reserve and marine reserve on the coast of northern California, located in the vicinity of the Bodega Marine Laboratory on Bodega Head. It is a unit of the University of California Natural Reserve System, that is administered by the University of California, Davis.[1]


  • Features 1
  • See also 2
  • References 3
  • External links 4


The reserve is adjacent to Bodega Bay and the open Pacific Ocean, on a peninsula in rural western Sonoma County.

Natural hazards of the area include high cliffs, sleeper waves, white sharks, poison oak, Lyme disease, hantavirus, skunks, and mountain lions.[2]

See also


  1. ^ "Bodega Marine Reserve". Retrieved 2009-01-14. 
  2. ^ "Bodega Marine Reserve: Reserve Cautions". Retrieved 2009-01-14. 
  3. ^ "Bodega Marine Reserve".  

External links

  • Official website
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