The Seal Cape Marine IBA occupies 166,555 acres of pelagic open water habitat. The IBA is located in the Alaska Peninsula Coastal and Shelf ecoregion within the Gulf of Alaska. The centroid of this IBA is 3.0 km from the nearest land.

It Seal Cape Marine IBA is owned and managed as: fws - national wildlife refuge, 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 Seal Cape Marine is an IBA for the following species: Horned Puffin and Glaucous-winged Gull. It contains an estimated 9,808 Horned Puffin (breeding) and 6,988 Glaucous-winged Gull (non-breeding).

Ornithological Summary

Seal Cape Marine is an IBA for the following species: Horned Puffin and Glaucous-winged Gull. It contains an estimated 9,808 Horned Puffin (breeding) and 6,988 Glaucous-winged Gull (non-breeding). These estimates are based on the analysis of 19 non-breeding surveys and 62 breeding surveys. These surveys were conducted between April 16, 1975 and September 16, 2009.

Conservation Issues

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

Ownership

The Seal Cape Marine IBA is owned and managed as: fws - national wildlife refuge, federal-other, and state-other.

Habitat

The Seal Cape Marine IBA is characterized by the following habitat types: open water. The IBA is located in the Alaska Peninsula Coastal and Shelf ecoregion with the Gulf of Alaska. The average water depth is -71.3 m and ranges from -200.1 m to 0.0 m.

Land Use

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

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