Each area in Navigator contains activity codes for key fishing gears and human activities, noting them as prohibited, restricted, allowed, or unknown / unmentioned.
The fishing gears include:
- Bottom Trawling
- Commercial Fishing
- Hook And Line
- Miscellaneous Gear
- Recreational Fishing
- Spear Fishing
- Traps And Pots
The other human activities include:
- Industrial or Mineral Exploration
- Overflight or Drones
- Removal of Historic Artifacts
These activity codes can help identify and compare where specific fishing gears or human use activities are prohibited, restricted, or allowed.
For example, this map depicts the distribution of Bottom Trawling regulations in California State Waters (0-3 NM).