Southern California Aquaculture Opportunity Area
On May 23, 2022, NOAA Fisheries published a Notice of Intent(NOI) in the Federal Register announcing the preparation of the Southern California AOA draft PEIS. The NOI initiated a 60-day public comment period, during which NOAA requested comments concerning the scope of the proposed action to identify an AOA in Southern California. The public comment period lasted from May 23, 2022, to July 22, 2022. For an overview of the public input received during this period, view our Public Scoping Report.