Population dynamics of the wandering albatross on Macquarie Island and the effects of mortality from longline fishing
Entry ID: Alb_longline_MI

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Summary
Abstract: From the abstract of one of the referenced papers:

The estimated breeding population of wandering albatrosses on Macquarie Island increased from 17 in 1956 to a maximum of 97 in 1966, and then declined at an average rate of 8.1% per year. Mark-recapture analysis shows that the population is not closed (ie subject to immigration and emigration). The decline is correlated with the onset of ... View entire text
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Geographic Coverage
Spatial coordinates   
  N: -54.0   S: -54.0   E: 159.0   W: 158.0

Temporal Coverage
Start Date: 1956-01-01
Stop Date: 1998-12-31
Quality The dates provided in temporal coverage are approximate only. Years are correct.
Access Constraints A PDF copy of the paper is available for download from the URL given below (to AAD staff only), along with a text file with the annual number of breeding pairs from 1954 to 1998 (derived from this and other published data - see file for source details).
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Country: Australia
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Publications/References
Carrick, R., and Ingham, S.E. (1970), Ecology and population dynamics of Antarctic sea birds, 20-45
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Creation and Review Dates
DIF Creation Date: 2005-08-01
Last DIF Revision Date: 2014-08-27
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