Ascuncion Island is an active volcanic cone and has a land area of 7.3 square km. The island is protected from development by the CNMI Constitution, as it has been declared a wildlife conservation area. It is home to nesting colonies of Sooty and Gray-backed Terns (Sterna fuscata and S. lunata, respectively). The seafloor off Ascuncion Island features high densities of sea pens in the vicinity of the 100 m isobath in some areas.
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