Thalassarche chrysostoma (Forster, 1785)
Grey-headed albatross
Thalassarche chrysostoma
photo by Auscape International

Family:  Diomedeidae ()
Max. size:  max.weight: 3,552.6 g
Environment:  others; marine
Distribution:  Antarctic, Atlantic and Pacific Oceans. Tropical to polar.
Diagnosis:  Culmen: 11.24 cm; tarsus: 8.65 cm; wing: 51.96 cm.
Biology:  Mortality of mostly adult birds, due to long-line fishing (Ref. 84934). Scavenging; surface seizing; oceanic (Ref. 356).
IUCN Red List Status: Endangered (EN); Date assessed: 07 August 2018 (A4bd) Ref. 123251)
Threat to humans: 
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Entered by: Karpouzi, Vasiliki - 12.06.07
Modified by: Sorongon-Yap, Patricia - 21.03.13

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