West Bering Sea
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LME 53: West Bering Sea

Bordering countries:

Russian Federation, United States of America

LME total area:

2,182,768 km2
LME overall risk: 
This LME falls in the cluster of LMEs that exhibit low to medium levels of economic development (based on the night light development index) and medium levels of collapsed and overexploited fish stocks.
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 medium.
Pollution and Ecosystem Health