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Light-mantled Albatross Phoebetria palpebrata



Family: Diomedeidae (Albatrosses)

Authority: (Forster, 1785)

Red List Category

Criteria: A4bd

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Justification of Red List category
This species is classified as Near Threatened as it may be declining at a moderately rapid rate, owing to bycatch on longline fisheries and perhaps the impacts of introduced predators. Threats and population status both remain poorly known.



Population size: 58000

Population trend: Decreasing

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

Country endemic: No

Attributes
Land-mass type - oceanic island
Realm - Afrotropical
Realm - Neotropical
Realm - Oceanic
Realm - Antarctic
IUCN Ecosystem -- Marine biome

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2017) Species factsheet: Phoebetria palpebrata. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 26/04/2017. Recommended citation for factsheets for more than one species: BirdLife International (2017) IUCN Red List for birds. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 26/04/2017.