Important Bird Areas

Dixon Entrance 132W54N

Alaska

The Dixon Entrance 132W54N IBA occupies 169,340 acres of pelagic open water habitat. The IBA is located in the Prince of Wales Shelf and Inside Waters ecoregion within the North American Pacific Fijordland. The centroid of this IBA is 31.1 km from the nearest land.

It Dixon Entrance 132W54N IBA is owned and managed as: federal-other, and has the following primary uses: fisheries/aquaculture-other. It is exposed to the following threat types: aquaculture/fisheries, boats, natural events-other, and water pollution

The Dixon Entrance 132W54N IBA is an IBA for the following species: Ancient Murrelet. It contains an estimated 18,400 Ancient Murrelet (breeding).

Ornithological Summary

Dixon Entrance 132W54N is an IBA for the following species: Ancient Murrelet. It contains an estimated 18,400 Ancient Murrelet (breeding). These estimates are based on the analysis of 13 non-breeding surveys and 51 breeding surveys. These surveys were conducted between June 28, 1994 and July 05, 2000.

Conservation Issues

The Dixon Entrance 132W54N IBA is threatened by: aquaculture/fisheries, boats, natural events-other, and water pollution.

Ownership

The Dixon Entrance 132W54N IBA is owned and managed as: federal-other.

Habitat

The Dixon Entrance 132W54N IBA is characterized by the following habitat types: open water. The IBA is located in the Prince of Wales Shelf and Inside Waters ecoregion with the North American Pacific Fijordland. The average water depth is -256.1 m and ranges from -371.3 m to -95.0 m.

Land Use

The Dixon Entrance 132W54N IBA is used for: fisheries/aquaculture-other.