|Central coordinates||43o 20.60' East 46o 48.60' South|
|IBA criteria||A1, A4ii|
|Year of IBA assessment||2012|
Site description This Marine IBA is identified using tracking data. It falls within High Seas International Waters and the Indian Ocean, FAO ocean region. The site covers an area of 2545 km2 and is 506 km away from the closet coastline. The depth ranges from 2514 to 3554 m, with a mean annual wind speed of 3.3 m/s, mean annual sea surface temperature falls between 5.07 and 5.76 °C and mean annual chlorophyll-a concentrations found to range between 0.19 and 0.22 mg/m3.
|IUCN habitat||Habitat detail||Extent (% of site)|
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Recommended citation BirdLife International (2013) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Indian Ocean, Antarctic and Southern 13 - Marine. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 13/12/2013
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