Pacific, Southwest 66 - Marine


Country/territory: High Seas

IBA Criteria met: -
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Area: 2,987,736 ha

Protection status:


Site description
This Marine IBA is identified using tracking data. It falls within High Seas International Waters and the Pacific, Southwest FAO ocean region. The site covers an area of 29877 km2 and is 440 km away from the closet coastline. The depth ranges from 2449 to 4977 m, mean annual sea surface temperature falls between 14.31 and 16.33 °C and mean annual chlorophyll-a concentrations found to range between 0.33 and 0.51 mg/m3.


Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2021) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Pacific, Southwest 66 - Marine. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 25/01/2021.