Kayak Island | MARINe

Kayak Island

Click here for Long-Term trends

Click here for Biodiversity Survey findings

Kayak Island is located in Southeast Alaska, on a small island separated from the main island by a narrow channel. This narrow, moderately sloping site consists of moderately uneven terrain, containing many boulders and crevices.

Kayak Island biodiversity overview

Kayak Island is dominated by consolidated bedrock, and the area surrounding the site is comprised of consolidated bedrock. The primary coastal orientation of this site is northeast.

Kayak Island long-term monitoring closeup

Long-Term Monitoring Surveys at Kayak Island were established in 2014, and are conducted by Sitka Sound Science Center. Long-Term MARINe surveys currently target the following species: Pisaster (Ochre Star). Click here to view Long-Term trends at this site.

Biodiversity Surveys were done in 2012 and 2018. The Biodiversity Survey grid encompasses one section that is approximately 30 meters (along shore) x 15 meters (seaward). Click here to view Biodiversity Survey findings at this site.

For more information about Kayak Island, please contact Melissa Miner (cmminer@ucsc.edu).

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