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Phoebetria palpebrata   (Forster, 1785)

Light-mantled 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

Others.  Temperate

Distribution Countries | FAO areas | Ecosystems | Occurrences | Introductions

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

Length at first maturity / Size / Weight / Age

Maturity: Lm ?  range ? - ? cm Max length : 89.0 cm TL male/unsexed; (Ref. 8812); max. published weight: 3.0 kg (Ref. 356)

Short description Morphology

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).

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

Main reference References | Coordinator | Collaborators

Cherel, Y., C.-A. Bost, C. Guinet and H. Weimerskirch. 2005. (Ref. 89128)

IUCN Red List Status (Ref. 124695)

  Near Threatened (NT) (A4bd); Date assessed: 07 August 2018

CITES status (Ref. 108899)

Not Evaluated

CMS (Ref. 116361)


Threat to humans

Human uses

Fisheries: subsistence fisheries
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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

Preferred temperature (Ref. 115969): -1.2 - 7.6, mean 1.3 (based on 291 cells).
Vulnerability (Ref. 71543)
High vulnerability (56 of 100)
Price category (Ref. 80766)
Unknown