Agreement on the Conservation of Albatrosses and Petrels

Presentations on ACAP-listed species at the Pacific Seabird Group’s 45th Annual Meeting in Mexico this week

The Pacific Seabird Group’s 45th Annual Meeting will be held at the at Universidad Autónoma de Baja California Sur in La Paz, Mexico over 21-24 February 2018.

Presentations on ACAP-listed species are listed below as extracted from the meeting’s abstract book, now online. Note only the first author cited is listed. More presentations may cover ACAP-listed species that were not named in the abstract texts. For co-authors, contact addresses and abstracts on fisheries bycatch and on other procellariform species, including many on gadfly petrels, shearwaters and storm petrels, please consult the abstract book.

Josh Adams: DIVING BEHAVIOR OF PINK-FOOTED SHEARWATERS (ARDENNA CREATOPUS) REARING CHICKS ON ISLA MOCHA, CHILE

Ryan Carle: CHILEAN PURSE-SEINE FISHERY OVERLAP AND RISK OF BYCATCH AMONG PINK-FOOTED SHEARWATERS ARDENNA CREATOPUS BREEDING ON ISLA MOCHA

Jane Dolliver: APPLYING CHANGE DETECTION AND MULTI-SPECTRAL IMAGE PROCESSING TOOLS TO CENSUS [sic] NESTING ALBATROSSES FROM SATELLITE IMAGERY

Julio Hernández-Montoya : LAYSAN ALBATROSS (PHOEBASTRIA IMMUTABILIS) ON GUADALUPE ISLAND, MEXICO: POPULATION STATUS, DISTRIBUTION, SOCIAL ATTRACTION AND ADVANCES TOWARDS THE ERADICATION OF FERAL CAT

Kathryn Huyvaert: FORTY YEARS AND COUNTING: UPDATE ON THE ECOLOGY AND CONSERVATION OF THE CRITICALLY ENDANGERED WAVED ALBATROSS

Jason Jannot: CRYPTIC SEABIRD MORTALITY ON U.S. WEST COAST PACIFIC HAKE FISHING VESSELS [Black-footed Albatross]

Caitlin Kroeger: CORTICOSTERONE AS A BEHAVIORAL DRIVER AND NUTRIENT RESPONSE IN TWO SYMPATRIC ALBATROSSES

Verónica López: TOWARDS A PACIFIC MONITORING NETWORK FOR A HIGHLY MIGRATORY SPECIES, THE PINK-FOOTED SHEARWATER

Yutzil Lora-Cabrera: HABITAT SUITABILITY FOR LAYSAN ALBATROSS AND BLACK-VENTED SHEARWATER IN THE MEXICAN PACIFIC OCEAN

Daisuke Ochi: PREDICTING BYCATCH FOR BLACK-FOOTED AND LAYSAN ALBATROSSES BY JAPANESE LONGLINE FISHERIES WITH SPATIO-TEMPORAL OCEANOGRAPHIC FACTORS.

John Peschon: A SUMMARY OF ALBATROSS BAND RECOVERY DATA IN THE HAWAII DEEP AND SHALLOW SET LONGLINE FISHERIES

John Peschon: A SUMMARY OF SEABIRD INTERACTIONS IN THE HAWAII DEEP AND SHALLOW SET LONGLINE FISHERIES IN 2016 [Black-footed & Laysan Albatrosses]

Stacy Schuur: WHAT MIGHT YOU DISCOVER USING ARCHIVED SEABIRD EGGS [Phoebastria albatrosses]

Cristián Suazo: SEABIRD BYCATCH IN PURSE SEINE FISHERIES: STATUS OF KNOWLEDGE AND MITIGATION MEASURES [Pink-footed Shearwater & others]

Laura Todd: ADDRESSING SEABIRD BYCATCH IN THE PACIFIC COAST GROUNDFISH FISHERY: COLLABORATION LEADS TO FEASIBLE CONSERVATION MEASURES [Black-footed & Short-tailed Albatrosses]

Short-tailed Albatross, photograph by Hiroshi Hasegawa

Click here to view the list of sessions and symposia. A three-hour meeting of the North Pacific Albatross Working Group will be held during the annual meeting.

John Cooper, ACAP Information Officer, 19 February 2018

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