Aniakchak National Monument & Preserve

Nature & Wildlife in Aniakchak

Natural World

Animals Animals The Aniakchak region is prime habitat for land mammals, waterfowl, marine mammals, fish and shell-fish, and extensive wild runs of five salmon species of Pacific Salmon. Aniakchak includes nursery areas for sockeye salmon runs that are part of the Bristol Bay and Kodiak/Chignik sockeye fisheries. Brown bear, caribou, moose, ...


Natural Features & Ecosystems Natural Features & Ecosystems Aniakchak Caldera is a raw and rugged volcanic feature laying in a landscape that is, because of its remoteness, little affected by human occupancy. Plant and animal communities are in tune with the natural phenomena that control their habitat. Volcanic activity has subsided ...