The Cape Tanak Marine IBA occupies 155,155 acres of pelagic open water habitat. The IBA is located in the Bering Sea Shelf Edge - Green Belt ecoregion within the Aleutian Islands. The centroid of this IBA is 13.1 km from the nearest land.

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

The Cape Tanak Marine is an IBA for the following species: Glaucous-winged Gull. It contains an estimated 11,848 Glaucous-winged Gull (non-breeding).

Ornithological Summary

Cape Tanak Marine is an IBA for the following species: Glaucous-winged Gull. It contains an estimated 11,848 Glaucous-winged Gull (non-breeding). These estimates are based on the analysis of 104 non-breeding surveys and 71 breeding surveys. These surveys were conducted between March 04, 1976 and March 12, 2009.

Conservation Issues

The Cape Tanak Marine IBA is threatened by: aquaculture/fisheries, boats, habitat fragmentation, natural events-other, nutrient pollution, and water pollution.

Ownership

The Cape Tanak Marine IBA is owned and managed as: federal-other and state-other.

Habitat

The Cape Tanak Marine 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 Aleutian Islands. The average water depth is -716.6 m and ranges from -1705.4 m to 0.0 m.

Land Use

The Cape Tanak Marine IBA is used for: fisheries/aquaculture-other.

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