Albatross Biology and Conservation
Based on the Inaugural Albatross Conference in Hobart in 1995. Thirteen chapters are based directly on conference papers, and ten have been written subsequently. Topics covered include albatross taxonomy, ecology, feeding and breeding habits, population and distribution as well as the effect of human activities on albatross mortality. Examines the conservation of albatrosses and threats to their survival, in particular the incidental mortality associated with long line fisheries. Appraises recent research in albatross biology, ecology and conservation and discusses opportunities for future research.
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Systematics and Status Introduction
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