Gulf of Alaska
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LME 2: Gulf of Alaska

Bordering countries:

United States of America, Canada

LME total area:

1,491,252 km2
LME overall risk: 
This LME falls in the cluster of LMEs that exhibit medium numbers of collapsed and overexploited fish stocks, as well as very high proportions of catch from bottom impacting gear.
Based on a combined measure of the Human Development Index and the averaged indicators for fish & fisheries and pollution & ecosystem health modules, the overall risk factor is low.
Pollution and Ecosystem Health