The Bering Sea Shelf 170W58N IBA occupies 268,364 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 97.7 km from the nearest land.

It Bering Sea Shelf 170W58N IBA is owned and managed as: federal-other, and has the following primary uses: fisheries/aquaculture-other.

The Bering Sea Shelf 170W58N is an IBA for the following species: Glaucous Gull. It contains an estimated 15,066 Glaucous Gull (non-breeding).

Ornithological Summary

Bering Sea Shelf 170W58N is an IBA for the following species: Glaucous Gull. It contains an estimated 15,066 Glaucous Gull (non-breeding). These estimates are based on the analysis of 61 non-breeding surveys and 174 breeding surveys. These surveys were conducted between July 31, 1975 and July 27, 2009.

Ownership

The Bering Sea Shelf 170W58N IBA is owned and managed as: federal-other.

Habitat

The Bering Sea Shelf 170W58N 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 -69.8 m and ranges from -78.6 m to -54.9 m.

Land Use

The Bering Sea Shelf 170W58N IBA is used for: fisheries/aquaculture-other.

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