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Essential Fish Habitat - Groundfish and Salmon

Maps and GIS data

Spatial data for Essential Fish Habitat (EFH), Habitat Areas of Particular Concern (HAPC), and Essential Fish Habitat Conservation Areas can be downloaded as shapefiles or viewed interactively in the EFH Mapper.

Text descriptions can be viewed in the electronic Code of Federal Regulations (eCFR) or the Fishery Management Plan (FMP). Federal Register (FR) document citations for designations are displayed at the end of each eCFR section. Static maps can be viewed and/or printed from the PDF links below.

Designation Type

Species Year Amendment Download Data (zip) Text Map View Data
EFH Chinook salmon 2014 18 .shp eCFR §660.412 PDF EFH Mapper
EFH Coho salmon PDF
EFH Pink salmon PDF
EFH All salmon PDF
EFH Groundfish


19 .shps eCFR §660.75 PDF
HAPC Pacific Coast Groundfish FMP Section 7.3 PDF
EFH Conservation Areas 2020 28 eCFR §660.76 PDF  
EFH Deep-sea Ecosystem Conservation Area (DECA) 2020 28 .shps eCFR §660.11 PDF


Contact: Gretchen Hanshew

Last updated by West Coast Regional Office on 01/22/2024

Magnuson-Stevens Act Essential Fish Habitat Habitat Areas of Particular Concern