The Bering Sea Shelf 169W60N IBA occupies 274,706 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 109.8 km from the nearest land.

It Bering Sea Shelf 169W60N IBA is owned and managed as: federal-other, and has the following primary uses: fisheries/aquaculture-other.

The Bering Sea Shelf 169W60N is an IBA for the following species: Pomarine Jaeger. It contains an estimated 1,953 Pomarine Jaeger (breeding).

Ornithological Summary

Bering Sea Shelf 169W60N is an IBA for the following species: Pomarine Jaeger. It contains an estimated 1,953 Pomarine Jaeger (breeding). These estimates are based on the analysis of 30 non-breeding surveys and 55 breeding surveys. These surveys were conducted between August 22, 1975 and June 30, 2009.

Ownership

The Bering Sea Shelf 169W60N IBA is owned and managed as: federal-other.

Habitat

The Bering Sea Shelf 169W60N 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 -46.3 m and ranges from -59.0 m to -32.9 m.

Land Use

The Bering Sea Shelf 169W60N IBA is used for: fisheries/aquaculture-other.

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