The Point Lay Marine IBA occupies 95,252 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 5.7 km from the nearest land.

It Point Lay 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 Point Lay Marine is an IBA for the following species: Long-tailed Duck. It contains an estimated 13,647 Long-tailed Duck (breeding).

Ornithological Summary

Point Lay Marine is an IBA for the following species: Long-tailed Duck. It contains an estimated 13,647 Long-tailed Duck (breeding). These estimates are based on the analysis of 0 non-breeding surveys and 48 breeding surveys. These surveys were conducted between June 17, 1976 and September 17, 1981.

Conservation Issues

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

Ownership

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

Habitat

The Point Lay 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 -11.5 m and ranges from -25.3 m to 0.0 m.

Land Use

The Point Lay Marine IBA is used for: hunting-other.

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