The Ilnik Marine IBA occupies 454,749 acres of pelagic open water habitat. The IBA is located in the Eastern Bering Sea - Alaska Coastal ecoregion within the Eastern Bering Sea. The centroid of this IBA is 22.1 km from the nearest land.

It Ilnik 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 Ilnik Marine is an IBA for the following species: Glaucous-winged Gull, Black-legged Kittiwake, and White-winged Scoter. It contains an estimated 7,377 Glaucous-winged Gull (non-breeding), 22,445 Black-legged Kittiwake (breeding), and 29,689 White-winged Scoter (non-breeding).

Ornithological Summary

Ilnik Marine is an IBA for the following species: Glaucous-winged Gull, Black-legged Kittiwake, and White-winged Scoter. It contains an estimated 7,377 Glaucous-winged Gull (non-breeding), 22,445 Black-legged Kittiwake (breeding), and 29,689 White-winged Scoter (non-breeding). These estimates are based on the analysis of 67 non-breeding surveys and 349 breeding surveys. These surveys were conducted between June 14, 1975 and April 29, 2009.

Conservation Issues

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

Ownership

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

Habitat

The Ilnik Marine IBA is characterized by the following habitat types: open water. The IBA is located in the Eastern Bering Sea - Alaska Coastal ecoregion with the Eastern Bering Sea. The average water depth is -39.7 m and ranges from -62.2 m to 0.0 m.

Land Use

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

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