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What Should You Do to Deter Sea Lions?

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Sea lions like to make themselves at home aboard vessels and docks in the harbor. However, there are rules in place that require boat and dock owners to install deterrent measures to prevent sea lions from getting aboard.

All mooring and dock owners must frequently check to make sure their deterrent measures are in place, are effectively preventing sea lions from boarding and are kept in order at all times.

Below is some information about sea lions and approved deterrent methods.

There are contractors for hire to assist you with sea lion abatement. A few contractors are listed below (the listing is not an endorsement by the City).

  • Seal Stop  949-607-7050 or visit sealstop.com
  • South Mooring  949645-0334 
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Please remember that sea lions are wild animals and may act aggressively toward humans. It is not recommended to approach them. It is a violation of the Newport Beach Municipal Code, Section 7.30.010 to feed any wildlife. 

If you have questions or observe a sea lion on board a dock or vessel, please call the Harbor Department at 949-270-8159 and provide the location or mooring number. 

 

 

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