The Bering Sea Shelf Edge 169W55N IBA occupies 181,809 acres of pelagic open water habitat. The IBA is located in the Bering Sea Shelf Edge - Green Belt ecoregion within the Eastern Bering Sea. The centroid of this IBA is 144.5 km from the nearest land.

It Bering Sea Shelf Edge 169W55N IBA is owned and managed as: federal-other, and has the following primary uses: fisheries/aquaculture-other.

The Bering Sea Shelf Edge 169W55N is an IBA for the following species: Glaucous-winged Gull. It contains an estimated 9,658 Glaucous-winged Gull (non-breeding).

Ornithological Summary

Bering Sea Shelf Edge 169W55N is an IBA for the following species: Glaucous-winged Gull. It contains an estimated 9,658 Glaucous-winged Gull (non-breeding). These estimates are based on the analysis of 17 non-breeding surveys and 58 breeding surveys. These surveys were conducted between July 31, 1975 and July 13, 2009.

Ownership

The Bering Sea Shelf Edge 169W55N IBA is owned and managed as: federal-other.

Habitat

The Bering Sea Shelf Edge 169W55N IBA is characterized by the following habitat types: open water. The IBA is located in the Bering Sea Shelf Edge - Green Belt ecoregion with the Eastern Bering Sea. The average water depth is -2199.2 m and ranges from -2870.4 m to -1889.6 m.

Land Use

The Bering Sea Shelf Edge 169W55N IBA is used for: fisheries/aquaculture-other.

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