The Gulf of Alaska Shelf 151W58N IBA occupies 158,483 acres of pelagic open water habitat. The IBA is located in the Southeastern Cook Inlet - Kodiak Upwelling ecoregion within the Gulf of Alaska. The centroid of this IBA is 59.0 km from the nearest land.

It Gulf of Alaska Shelf 151W58N IBA is owned and managed as: federal-other and state-other, and has the following primary uses: fisheries/aquaculture-other.

The Gulf of Alaska Shelf 151W58N is an IBA for the following species: Glaucous-winged Gull. It contains an estimated 8,135 Glaucous-winged Gull (non-breeding).

Ornithological Summary

Gulf of Alaska Shelf 151W58N is an IBA for the following species: Glaucous-winged Gull. It contains an estimated 8,135 Glaucous-winged Gull (non-breeding). These estimates are based on the analysis of 22 non-breeding surveys and 46 breeding surveys. These surveys were conducted between March 06, 1975 and September 07, 2009.

Ownership

The Gulf of Alaska Shelf 151W58N IBA is owned and managed as: federal-other and state-other.

Habitat

The Gulf of Alaska Shelf 151W58N IBA is characterized by the following habitat types: open water. The IBA is located in the Southeastern Cook Inlet - Kodiak Upwelling ecoregion with the Gulf of Alaska. The average water depth is -120.3 m and ranges from -201.0 m to -56.7 m.

Land Use

The Gulf of Alaska Shelf 151W58N IBA is used for: fisheries/aquaculture-other.

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