Cape Krasniy - marine


Country/territory: Russia (Asian)

IBA Criteria met: -
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Area: 152,304 ha

Protection status:


Site description
This Marine IBA is identified using seaward extensions around breeding colonies. It originates from the Russia (Asian) Exclusive Economic Zone (EEZ) and falls within the Pacific, Northwest FAO ocean region. The site covers an area of 1523 km2 and is 22 km away from the closet coastline. The depth ranges from 0 to 64 m and mean annual sea surface temperature falls between 6.31 and 7.03 °C.

Key biodiversity
1 species triggers IBA criteria at this Marine IBA. Seaward extensions around breeding colony; Krasnyy cape include key near-colony areas for breeding populations of Black-legged Kittiwake (LC).


Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2020) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Cape Krasniy - marine. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 07/08/2020.