The Bering Strait IBA occupies 199,842 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 5.8 km from the nearest land.

It Bering Strait IBA is owned and managed as: federal-other, and has the following primary uses: unknown. It is exposed to the following threat types: aquaculture/fisheries, boats, habitat fragmentation, natural events-other, and water pollution

The Bering Strait is an IBA for the following species: Parakeet Auklet. It contains an estimated 20,099 Parakeet Auklet (breeding).

Ornithological Summary

Bering Strait is an IBA for the following species: Parakeet Auklet. It contains an estimated 20,099 Parakeet Auklet (breeding). These estimates are based on the analysis of 5 non-breeding surveys and 118 breeding surveys. These surveys were conducted between June 19, 1975 and August 24, 2008.

Conservation Issues

The Bering Strait IBA is threatened by: aquaculture/fisheries, boats, habitat fragmentation, natural events-other, and water pollution.

Ownership

The Bering Strait IBA is owned and managed as: federal-other.

Habitat

The Bering Strait 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 -49.1 m and ranges from -444.1 m to 0.0 m.

Land Use

The Bering Strait IBA is used for: unknown.

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