The Bering Sea Shelf 166W57N IBA occupies 268,565 acres of pelagic open water habitat. The IBA is located in the Eastern Bering Sea - Middle Domain ecoregion within the Eastern Bering Sea. The centroid of this IBA is 203.2 km from the nearest land.

It Bering Sea Shelf 166W57N IBA is owned and managed as: federal-other, and has the following primary uses: fisheries/aquaculture-other.

The Bering Sea Shelf 166W57N is an IBA for the following species: Glaucous-winged Gull. It contains an estimated 15,348 Glaucous-winged Gull (non-breeding).

Ornithological Summary

Bering Sea Shelf 166W57N is an IBA for the following species: Glaucous-winged Gull. It contains an estimated 15,348 Glaucous-winged Gull (non-breeding). These estimates are based on the analysis of 48 non-breeding surveys and 179 breeding surveys. These surveys were conducted between October 03, 1975 and September 27, 2009.

Ownership

The Bering Sea Shelf 166W57N IBA is owned and managed as: federal-other.

Habitat

The Bering Sea Shelf 166W57N IBA is characterized by the following habitat types: open water. The IBA is located in the Eastern Bering Sea - Middle Domain ecoregion with the Eastern Bering Sea. The average water depth is -81.3 m and ranges from -101.0 m to -72.6 m.

Land Use

The Bering Sea Shelf 166W57N IBA is used for: fisheries/aquaculture-other.

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