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Diomedea amsterdamensis   Roux, Jouventin, Mougin, Stahl & Weimerskirch, 1983

Amsterdam albatross
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Classification / Names Common names | Synonyms | CoL | ITIS | WoRMS

Aves | Procellariiformes | Diomedeidae

Environment: milieu / climate zone / depth range / distribution range Ecology

Pelagic; depth range 0 - 5 m (Ref. 120208).  Subtropical; 26°S - 45°S, 14°E - 106°E

Distribution Countries | FAO areas | Ecosystems | Occurrences | Introductions

Western Indian Ocean and the Antarctic: Amsterdam Island. Subtropical to temperate.

Length at first maturity / Size / Weight / Age

Maturity: Lm ?  range ? - ? cm Max length : 115 cm TL male/unsexed; (Ref. 84934); max. published weight: 8.0 kg (Ref. 356)

Short description Morphology

Culmen: 14.381 cm; tarsus: 11.333 cm; wing: 64.0 cm.

Biology     Glossary (e.g. epibenthic)

Known to breed on central plateau 500 to 600 meters. Total population is 70 birds or 15 to 19 pairs, where only 10 breed annually (Ref. 84934). Convention on the Conservation of Migratory Species of Wild Animals. Minimum and maximum depth ranges are based on behavior of species of the same genus (Ref. 120208). This will be replaced with better references. Scavenging; surface seizing; offshore, pelagic (Ref. 356).

Life cycle and mating behavior Maturity | Reproduction | Spawning | Eggs | Fecundity | Larvae

Main reference References | Coordinator | Collaborators

Lepage, D. 2007. (Ref. 7816)

IUCN Red List Status (Ref. 124695)

  Endangered (EN) (D); Date assessed: 07 August 2018

CITES status (Ref. 108899)

Not Evaluated

CMS (Ref. 116361)


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Unknown