The Kiska Island Marine IBA occupies 468,044 acres of pelagic open water habitat. The IBA is located in the Western Aleutians ecoregion within the Aleutian Islands. The centroid of this IBA is 6.2 km from the nearest land.

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

The Kiska Island Marine is an IBA for the following species: Least Auklet and Whiskered Auklet. It contains an estimated 1,006,920 Least Auklet (breeding) and 1,606 Whiskered Auklet (breeding).

Ornithological Summary

Kiska Island Marine is an IBA for the following species: Least Auklet and Whiskered Auklet. It contains an estimated 1,006,920 Least Auklet (breeding) and 1,606 Whiskered Auklet (breeding). These estimates are based on the analysis of 16 non-breeding surveys and 846 breeding surveys. These surveys were conducted between May 16, 1975 and August 30, 2006.

Ownership

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

Habitat

The Kiska Island Marine IBA is characterized by the following habitat types: open water. The IBA is located in the Western Aleutians ecoregion with the Aleutian Islands. The average water depth is -1110.3 m and ranges from -4021.6 m to 0.0 m.

Land Use

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

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