Channel Islands National Marine Sanctuary

Channel Islands Boating Center Field Office
3880 Bluefin Circle
Oxnard, CA, 93035
(805) 729-3081

Channel Islands National Marine Sanctuary is responsible for the protection and preservation of submerged remains of the past that occupy the bottomlands of the sanctuary. Cultural and historic submerged sites include archaeological remains of shipwrecks and prehistoric land sites. Sanctuary stewardship responsibilities include a mandate to inventory sites, encourage research, provide public education and oversee responsible visitor use.