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Status and trends of Macquarie Island Albatrosses and Giant Petrels: management and conservation of threatened seabirds
Entry ID: AAS_4112

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Abstract: Albatross and petrel populations have declined globally due to interactions with fishing operations. The survival of four albatross and two giant petrel species breeding on Macquarie Island is threatened and ongoing monitoring is essential to assess their conservation status and mitigate negative influences. Long-term studies are required to obtain reliable information on population size and ... View entire text
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Geographic Coverage
Spatial coordinates   
  N: -54.48   S: -54.79   E: 158.97   W: 158.76

Data Set Citation
Dataset Originator/Creator: Gales, R. and Alderman, R.
Dataset Title: Status and trends of Macquarie Island Albatrosses and Giant Petrels: management and conservation of threatened seabirds
Dataset Series Name: CAASM Metadata
Dataset Release Date: 2019-06-30
Dataset Publisher: Australian Antarctic Data Centre
Version: 6
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Temporal Coverage
Start Date: 1952-12-03
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Australian Antarctic Data Centre, Australia Supplemental Info
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Data Center Personnel
Phone: +61 3 6232 3244
Fax: +61 3 6232 3351
Email: metadata at
Contact Address:
Australian Antarctic Division
203 Channel Highway
City: Kingston
Province or State: Tasmania
Postal Code: 7050
Country: Australia
Distribution Media: HTTP
Distribution Size: 35 MB
Distribution Format: Access, Excel, PDF, Word
Fees: Free
Phone: +61 3 6233 3865
Fax: +61 3 6233 3477
Email: rgales at
Contact Address:
Wildlife and Marine Conservation Section
Department of Primary Industry and Water
City: Hobart
Province or State: Tasmania
Postal Code: 7001
Country: Australia
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Creation and Review Dates
DIF Creation Date: 2013-07-15
Last DIF Revision Date: 2018-08-08