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Pelican Bay

Pelican Bay is located in the Northern Channel Islands, within the Channel Islands National Marine Sanctuary, on Santa Cruz Island, California. This moderately sloping site consists of moderately uneven terrain, containing a few cracks and folds, such as in boulder or cobble fields and some consolidated bedrock.

Pelican Bay biodiversity survey overview

Pelican Bay long-term monitoring overview

Pelican Bay is dominated by consolidated bedrock, and the area surrounding the site is comprised of consolidated bedrock. The primary coastal orientation of this site is northeast.

Biodiversity Surveys were done in 2022. The Biodiversity Survey grid encompasses one section that is approximately 30 meters (along shore) x 10 meters (seaward).

For more information about Pelican Bay, please contact Stephen Whitaker (