Website Feedback Button
Fish and Game Home

Alaska Department of Fish and Game


Spectacled Eider (Somateria fischeri)
Federally Threatened

Photo of a spectacled eider In 1991, the US Fish and Wildlife Service (USFWS) was petitioned to list spectacled eiders under the Endangered Species Act (ESA). Due to their significant population decline and increased vulnerability at low population numbers, the USFWS listed the spectacled eider as threatened throughout its range in Russia and Alaska under the ESA in 1993. Critical habitat for this species was designated in 2001.

For general information on Spectacled Eider, see the Spectacled Eider species profile page.

Please take a moment to help us improve your experience at the ADF&G website.
How did you arrive at our website?
Why did you visit our website today?
Did you find what you were looking for?
How easy or hard was it to find?
Very Easy Very Hard
Please provide any other comments or suggestions about your experience on the ADF&G website.

Having Trouble with this form?