Atlantic Yellow-nosed Albatross Thalassarche chlororhynchos

Family: Diomedeidae (Albatrosses)

Authority: (Gmelin, 1789)

Red List Category

Criteria: A4bd;B2ab(v)

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Justification of Red List category
This species is listed as Endangered as it has a very small breeding range and is estimated to be undergoing a very rapid ongoing decline projected over three generations (72 years) owing to incidental mortality in longline fisheries.

Population size: 21000-32000

Population trend: Decreasing

Distribution size (breeding/resident): 29,100,000 km2

Country endemic: Yes

Land-mass type - oceanic island
Realm - Afrotropical
Realm - Neotropical
IUCN Ecosystem -- Terrestrial biome
IUCN Ecosystem -- Marine biome

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2017) Species factsheet: Thalassarche chlororhynchos. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 28/04/2017. Recommended citation for factsheets for more than one species: BirdLife International (2017) IUCN Red List for birds. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 28/04/2017.