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A NOAA Twin Otter will provide aerial support for marine research and management on the West Coast. Credit: NOAA

Enforcement at Cordell Bank National Marine Sanctuary is challenging due to the site's remote location. The sanctuary relies on the watchful eyes of users for information, and partnerships with state and federal agencies to enforce regulations. Educating users about sanctuary regulations and sensitive resources is an important part of the site's resource protection strategy.

Help Us Out

You are an integral part of our enforcement effort. Please share with others what you know about the sanctuary and encourage their compliance with sanctuary regulations.

NOAA Office of Law Enforcement

To report an incident anonymously, call 800-853-1964 or via the web at www.nmfs.noaa.gov/ole.

Let Us Know

Report unusual activity, or if you see or hear of prohibited activities taking place in the sanctuary, contact Michael Carver, the Sanctuary's Resource Protection Coordinator at: 415-464-5262 or Michael.carver@noaa.gov.