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Phoebastria albatrus   (Pallas, 1769)

Short-tailed 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.  Subtropical

Distribution Countries | FAO areas | Ecosystems | Occurrences | Introductions

Pacific Ocean.

Length at first maturity / Size / Weight / Age

Maturity: Lm ?  range ? - ? cm Max length : 94.0 cm TL male/unsexed; (Ref. 8812); max. published weight: 0.00 g (Ref. 356)

Short description Morphology

Wing: 21.3 cm.

Biology     Glossary (e.g. epibenthic)

Total Length: 84 to 89 cm (Ref. 8812). Convention on the Conservation of Migratory Species of Wild Animals. Offshore (Ref. 356). Uses air currents to glide and soar for long periods of time and feeds by seizing prey from the surface while sitting on the water. Forages closer to land than other albatross species. Scavenges on carrion and follows fishing boats. Diet consists primarily of shrimp, squid, and fish, including bonito, flyingfish and sardines (Ref. 122680).

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)

  Vulnerable (VU) (D2); Date assessed: 07 August 2018

CITES status (Ref. 108899)


CMS (Ref. 116361)


Threat to humans

Human uses


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References
Mass conversion

Internet sources

BHL | BOLD Systems | CISTI | DiscoverLife | FAO(Publication : search) | GenBank (genome, nucleotide) | GloBI | Gomexsi | Google Books | Google Scholar | Google | ispecies | PubMed | Tree of Life | Wikipedia (Go, Search) | Zoological Record

Estimates of some properties based on models

Vulnerability (Ref. 71543)
High vulnerability (58 of 100)
Price category (Ref. 80766)
Unknown