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Phoebetria fusca   (Hilsenberg, 1822)

sooty albatross
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Classification Common names | Synonyms | CoL | ITIS | WoRMS

Aves | Procellariiformes | Diomedeidae

Main reference References | Biblio | Coordinator | Collaborators

Cherel, Y., C.-A. Bost, C. Guinet and H. Weimerskirch. 2005. (Ref. 89128)

Size / Weight / Age

Max length : 89.0 cm TL male/unsexed; (Ref. 8812); max. published weight: 2.6 kg (Ref. 356)

Environment

Others

Climate / Range

Subtropical

Distribution Countries | FAO areas | Ecosystems | Occurrences | Introductions

Indo-Pacific, Southern Atlantic and the Antarctic. Subtropical to Polar.

Short description

Culmen: 11.11 cm; tarsus: 8.07 cm; wing: 51.83 cm.

Biology     Glossary (e.g. epibenthic)

Total Length: 84 to 89 cm (Ref. 8812). Breeds bienially in July and August on sub-antarctic islands (Ref. 84934). Scavenging; surface seizing; open ocean (Ref. 356).

IUCN Red List Status (Ref. 114614)

  Endangered (EN) (A4bd)

CITES status (Ref. 94142)

Not Evaluated

Threat to humans

Human uses


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Mass conversion

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Estimation of some characteristics with mathematical models

Vulnerability (Ref. 71543)
High vulnerability (56 of 100)
Price category (Ref. 80766)
Unknown