Aves | Procellariiformes
Environment: milieu / climate zone / depth range / distribution range
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)
Culmen: 11.86 cm; tarsus: 8.8 cm; wing: 52.2 cm.
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
Brooke, M. de L. 1995. (Ref. 5718)
IUCN Red List Status (Ref. 124695)
CITES status (Ref. 108899)
Threat to humans
| FishSource |
Estimates of some properties based on models
): 0.5 - 16.6, mean 7.4 (based on 2043 cells).