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Thalassarche melanophris   (Temminck, 1828)

Black-browed 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.  Subtropical

Distribution Countries | FAO areas | Ecosystems | Occurrences | Introductions

Pacific Ocean, Northeast Atlantic and the Antarctic. Tropical to polar.

Length at first maturity / Size / Weight / Age

Maturity: Lm ?  range ? - ? cm Max length : 88.0 cm TL male/unsexed; (Ref. 84934); max. published weight: 3.8 kg (Ref. 356)

Short description Morphology

Culmen: 11.86 cm; tarsus: 8.8 cm; wing: 52.2 cm.

Biology     Glossary (e.g. epibenthic)

A common, widespread species of albatross (Ref. 91362). Found along the continental shelf, in oceanic upwellings, and boundaries of currents (Ref. 356). Forms breeding colonies on grassy cliffs of oceanic islands. Trails ships (Ref. 91362). Feeds by scavenging and surface seizing (Ref. 356);

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

Main reference References | Coordinator | Collaborators

Brooke, M. de L. 1995. (Ref. 5718)

IUCN Red List Status (Ref. 124695)

  Least Concern (LC) ; Date assessed: 07 August 2018

CITES status (Ref. 108899)

Not Evaluated

CMS (Ref. 116361)

Not Evaluated

Threat to humans

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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): 0.5 - 16.6, mean 7.4 (based on 2043 cells).
Price category (Ref. 80766)
Unknown