Diomedea antipodensis Robertson & Warham, 1992
Antipodean albatross
Diomedea antipodensis
photo by Auscape International

Family:  Diomedeidae ()
Max. size:  max.weight: 7,350.0 g
Environment:  pelagic; freshwater; marine; depth range 0 - 5 m
Distribution:  Indo-West Pacific: New Zealand, New Caledonia, Macquarie Island, Australia. Subtropical to polar.
Diagnosis:  Wing: 64.0 cm.
Biology:  Minimum and maximum depth ranges are based on feeding behavior of surface-seizer types of seabirds (Ref. 119695). This is to be replaced with better references. An offshore, pelagic species which feeds by scavenging or by seizing prey from the water's surface (Ref. 356).
IUCN Red List Status: Endangered (EN); Date assessed: 07 August 2018 (A4bde) Ref. 123251)
Threat to humans: 
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Entered by: Karpouzi, Vasiliki - 12.06.07
Modified by: Polido, Rubyann Robelle - 05.12.19

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