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Halobaena caerulea   (Gmelin, 1789)

blue petrel
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Classification
Aves | Ciconiiformes | Procellariidae
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Main reference
Cherel, Y., C.-A. Bost, C. Guinet and H. Weimerskirch. 2005. (Ref. 89128)
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Size / Weight / Age
Max length : 30.0 cm TL male/unsexed; (Ref. 8812); max. published weight: 197.00 g (Ref. 356)

Environment
Others

Climate / Range
Subtropical

Distribution
Southern Pacific, Atlantic Ocean and the Antarctic. Subtropical to polar.
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Short description
Culmen: 2.69 cm; tarsus: 3.31 cm; wing: 19.4 cm.

Biology     Glossary (e.g. epibenthic)

Total Length: 28 to 30 cm; Wingspan: 58 to 66 cm (Ref. 8812). Total population is several million birds (Ref. 84934). Dipping; surface seizing; open-water; subantarctic waters (Ref. 356).

IUCN Red List Status (Ref. 114614)

CITES status (Ref. 94142)

Not Evaluated

Threat to humans




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References
Mass conversion

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Estimation of some characteristics with mathematical models

Vulnerability (Ref. 71543)
Low vulnerability (20 of 100)
Price category (Ref. 80766)
Unknown