The Gulf of Alaska Shelf Edge 143W60N IBA occupies 101,316 acres of pelagic open water habitat. The IBA is located in the Northern Gulf of Alaska Slope ecoregion within the Gulf of Alaska. The centroid of this IBA is 61.7 km from the nearest land.

It Gulf of Alaska Shelf Edge 143W60N IBA is owned and managed as: federal-other, and has the following primary uses: fisheries/aquaculture-other.

The Gulf of Alaska Shelf Edge 143W60N IBA is an for the following species: Herring Gull. It contains an estimated 5,006 Herring Gull (breeding).

Ornithological Summary

Gulf of Alaska Shelf Edge 143W60N is an IBA for the following species: Herring Gull. It contains an estimated 5,006 Herring Gull (breeding). These estimates are based on the analysis of 10 non-breeding surveys and 21 breeding surveys. These surveys were conducted between September 17, 1974 and March 04, 1976.

Ownership

The Gulf of Alaska Shelf Edge 143W60N IBA is owned and managed as: federal-other.

Habitat

The Gulf of Alaska Shelf Edge 143W60N IBA is characterized by the following habitat types: open water. The IBA is located in the Northern Gulf of Alaska Slope ecoregion with the Gulf of Alaska. The average water depth is -858.0 m and ranges from -2256.4 m to -153.1 m.

Land Use

The Gulf of Alaska Shelf Edge 143W60N IBA is used for: fisheries/aquaculture-other.

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