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 decline projected over three generations (72 years) owing to incidental mortality in longline fisheries.

Population size: 35000-73500 mature individuals

Population trend: decreasing

Extent of occurrence (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 (2024) Species factsheet: Thalassarche chlororhynchos. Downloaded from https://datazone.birdlife.org/species/factsheet/atlantic-yellow-nosed-albatross-thalassarche-chlororhynchos on 24/02/2024.
Recommended citation for factsheets for more than one species: BirdLife International (2024) IUCN Red List for birds. Downloaded from https://datazone.birdlife.org on 24/02/2024.