The Icy Cape Marine IBA occupies 357,568 acres of pelagic open water habitat. The IBA is located in the Beaufort-Chukchi Coastal - Shelf ecoregion within the Chukchi Sea. The centroid of this IBA is 20.1 km from the nearest land.

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

The Icy Cape Marine is an IBA for the following species: Pomarine Jaeger and Glaucous Gull. It contains an estimated 2,816 Pomarine Jaeger (breeding) and 9,174 Glaucous Gull (breeding).

Ornithological Summary

Icy Cape Marine is an IBA for the following species: Pomarine Jaeger and Glaucous Gull. It contains an estimated 2,816 Pomarine Jaeger (breeding) and 9,174 Glaucous Gull (breeding). These estimates are based on the analysis of 11 non-breeding surveys and 211 breeding surveys. These surveys were conducted between August 05, 1975 and August 01, 2009.

Conservation Issues

The Icy Cape Marine IBA is threatened by: boats, habitat fragmentation, natural events-other, and water pollution.

Ownership

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

Habitat

The Icy Cape Marine IBA is characterized by the following habitat types: open water. The IBA is located in the Beaufort-Chukchi Coastal - Shelf ecoregion with the Chukchi Sea. The average water depth is -24.3 m and ranges from -45.0 m to 0.0 m.

Land Use

The Icy Cape Marine IBA is used for: hunting-other.

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