Bay Plan Map 5 Identifies a seal haul out location at the southern shore of Alameda and directs the commission to "Protect Harbor Seal Hault-Out and pupping site where harbor seals rest, give birth, and nurse their young. Projects allowed only if protective of harbor seals and other sensitive wildlife."
SFBP - Fish, Other Aquatic Organisms and Wildlife
Avoid possible adverse effects of a proposed project on fish, other aquatic organisms and wildlife habitat.
The "taking" of any plant, fish, other aquatic organism or wildlife species listed as endangered or threatened
May adversely affect an endangered or threatened plant, fish, other aquatic organism or wildlife species;
Provide for a diversity of habitats
Specific habitats that are needed to conserve, increase or prevent the extinction of any native species, species threatened or endangered, or any species that provides substantial public benefits, should be protected
The Bay's tidal marshes, tidal flats, and subtidal habitat should be conserved, restored and increased.