The Bering Sea Shelf 168W62N IBA occupies 229,525 acres of pelagic open water habitat. The IBA is located in the Eastern Bering Sea - Inner Domain ecoregion within the Eastern Bering Sea. The centroid of this IBA is 91.6 km from the nearest land.

It Bering Sea Shelf 168W62N IBA is owned and managed as: federal-other, and has the following primary uses: fisheries/aquaculture-other.

The Bering Sea Shelf 168W62N is an IBA for the following species: Pomarine Jaeger. It contains an estimated 2,600 Pomarine Jaeger (breeding).

Ornithological Summary

Bering Sea Shelf 168W62N is an IBA for the following species: Pomarine Jaeger. It contains an estimated 2,600 Pomarine Jaeger (breeding). These estimates are based on the analysis of 10 non-breeding surveys and 22 breeding surveys. These surveys were conducted between June 10, 1978 and September 26, 2007.

Ownership

The Bering Sea Shelf 168W62N IBA is owned and managed as: federal-other.

Habitat

The Bering Sea Shelf 168W62N IBA is characterized by the following habitat types: open water. The IBA is located in the Eastern Bering Sea - Inner Domain ecoregion with the Eastern Bering Sea. The average water depth is -26.6 m and ranges from -35.0 m to -14.4 m.

Land Use

The Bering Sea Shelf 168W62N IBA is used for: fisheries/aquaculture-other.

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