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Morphometric comparison of Australian Shy and New Zealand White-capped Albatrosses

Double, Michael; Gales, Rosemary; Reid, Tim; Brothers, Nigel; Abbott, Cathryn


Albatrosses are frequently killed by longline and trawl fishery operations but the relative impact of such activities at the species or population level are largely unknown. Such information requires the widespread presence of fishery observers and an ability to identify accurately the species and provenance of all albatrosses killed by fishing vessels. In this study we investigate the use of morphometric measurements to identify Shy (Thalassarche cauto) from White-capped (T. steadi)...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2003
Type: Journal article
Source: Emu
DOI: 10.1071/MU03012


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