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Phoebetria palpebrata   (Forster, 1785)

light-mantled albatross

Native range | All suitable habitat | Point map | Year 2100
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Phoebetria palpebrata   AquaMaps   Data sources: GBIF OBIS
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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: 3.0 kg (Ref. 356)

Environment

Others

Climate / Range

Temperate

Distribution Countries | FAO areas | Ecosystems | Occurrences | Introductions

Indo-Pacific, Atlantic Ocean and the Antarctic. Tropical to polar.

Short description

Culmen: 10.64 cm; tarsus: 8.41 cm; wing: 55.06 cm.

Biology     Glossary (e.g. epibenthic)

Total Length: 79 to 89 cm (Ref. 8812). Breeds biennially from September to October in Southern Ocean islands. World population is estimated at 150,000 birds, or some 25,000 breeding pairs. Current threat is long-line fishing that kills about 4,000 birds per year (Ref. 84934). Scavenging; surface seizing; oceanic (Ref. 356).

IUCN Red List Status (Ref. 114614)

CITES status (Ref. 94142)

Not Evaluated

Threat to humans

Human uses

Fisheries: subsistence fisheries
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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