The site was identified as important in 2012 because it was regularly supporting significant populations of the species listed below, meeting ('triggering') IBA criteria.Populations meeting IBA criteria ('trigger species'):
|Species||Current IUCN Red List Category||Season||Year(s)||Population estimate at site||IBA criteria met|
|Sooty Shearwater Ardenna grisea||NT||non-breeding||2008||72,000-168,750 individuals||A4ii|
The current IUCN Red List category may differ from that which was valid at the time of IBA criteria assessment (2012).
|Protected area (PA)||PA designation||PA area (ha)||Relationship of PA with IBA||Overlap of PA with IBA (ha)|
|Charlie-Gibbs South High Seas MPA||Marine Protected Area (OSPAR)||14,542,000||protected area overlaps with site||0|
|Habitat (IUCN level 1)||Habitat detail||Extent (% of site)|
BirdLife International (2023) Important Bird Area factsheet: Evlanov Seamount and Basin. Downloaded from http://datazone.birdlife.org/site/factsheet/evlanov-seamount-and-basin-iba-high-seas on 30/11/2023.