The Gareloi Island Marine IBA occupies 395,504 acres of pelagic open water habitat. The IBA is located in the Central Aleutians ecoregion within the Aleutian Islands. The centroid of this IBA is 7.5 km from the nearest land.

It Gareloi Island Marine IBA is owned and managed as: federal-other and state-other, and has the following primary uses: fisheries/aquaculture-other.

The Gareloi Island Marine is an IBA for the following species: Parakeet Auklet, Whiskered Auklet, Crested Auklet, and Least Auklet. It contains an estimated 12,408 Parakeet Auklet (breeding), 10,122 Whiskered Auklet (breeding), 207,297 Crested Auklet (breeding), and 512,406 Least Auklet (breeding).

Ornithological Summary

Gareloi Island Marine is an IBA for the following species: Parakeet Auklet, Whiskered Auklet, Crested Auklet, and Least Auklet. It contains an estimated 12,408 Parakeet Auklet (breeding), 10,122 Whiskered Auklet (breeding), 207,297 Crested Auklet (breeding), and 512,406 Least Auklet (breeding). These estimates are based on the analysis of 1 non-breeding surveys and 612 breeding surveys. These surveys were conducted between May 12, 1975 and May 30, 2002.

Ownership

The Gareloi Island Marine IBA is owned and managed as: federal-other and state-other.

Habitat

The Gareloi Island Marine IBA is characterized by the following habitat types: open water. The IBA is located in the Central Aleutians ecoregion with the Aleutian Islands. The average water depth is -985.1 m and ranges from -2849.1 m to 0.0 m.

Land Use

The Gareloi Island Marine IBA is used for: fisheries/aquaculture-other.

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