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Phoebastria immutabilis   (Rothschild, 1893)

laysan albatross
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Classification
Aves | Procellariiformes | Diomedeidae
Common names | Synonyms | CoL | ITIS | WoRMS

Main reference
Lepage, D. 2007. (Ref. 7816)
References | Biblio | Coordinator | Collaborators

Size / Weight / Age
Max length : 81.0 cm TL male/unsexed; (Ref. 8812); max. published weight: 2.9 kg (Ref. 356)

Environment
Others

Climate / Range
Tropical

Distribution
Pacific Ocean and Western Central Atlantic.
Countries | FAO areas | Ecosystems | Occurrences | Introductions

Short description
Wing: 20.3 cm.

Biology     Glossary (e.g. epibenthic)

Total Length: 79 to 89 cm (Ref. 8812). Total annual breeding population of some 362,000 pairs representing about 1,200,000 to 1,400,000 birds (Ref. 84934). Surface seizing; open ocean (Ref. 356). Breeding birds arrive at the islands in the first week of November, egg laying starts late November to early December. Eggs start to hatch in late January to early February, and by the second week of August all birds have fled the island (Ref. 96995).

IUCN Red List Status (Ref. 114614)

CITES status (Ref. 94142)

Not Evaluated

Threat to humans




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Abundance
References
Mass conversion

Internet sources
BHL | BOLD Systems | Check for other websites | Check FishWatcher | CISTI | DiscoverLife | FAO(Publication : search) | GenBank (genome, nucleotide) | GOBASE | Google Books | Google Scholar | Google | ispecies | PubMed | Scirus | FishBase | Tree of Life | uBio | uBio RSS | Wikipedia (Go, Search) | Zoological Record

Estimation of some characteristics with mathematical models

Vulnerability (Ref. 71543)
Moderate to high vulnerability (52 of 100)
Price category (Ref. 80766)
Unknown