Albatross research gets featured at the Pacific Seabird Group’s 2024 Annual Meeting

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Ten papers about albatrosses were presented to the Pacific Seabird Group’s 51st Annual Meeting, with the theme “Faces of Seabird Conservation”, held last month in Seattle, Washington, United States of America,.  Their titles and authors follow.  Go to the Book of Abstracts to learn more.

Predicting albatross bycatch hotspots across the north Pacific Ocean
Thomas Clay, Scott Shaffer, Josh Adams, David Anderson, Steven Bograd, Jonathan Felis, Yuliana Bedolla Guzmán, Elliott Hazen, Michelle Hester, David Hyrenbach, Julio César Hernández Montoya, Frederick Dallas Jordan, Federico Méndez Sánchez, Bungo Nishizawa, Rachael Orben, Kiyoaki Ozaki, Evaristo Rojas-Mayoral, Fumio Sato, Robert Suryan, Jean-Baptiste Thiebot, Lesley Thorne, Heather Welch, Lindsay Young & Gemma Carroll

Multiple observer comparison of satellite-based counts of the endangered Short-tailed Albatross (Phoebastria albatrus)
Risa Dickson, Jane Dolliver, Jennifer Spegon, Kristopher Pacheco & Rachael Orben

Analysis of Laysan Albatross diets from two colonies on Oahu, Hawaii
Philip Duchild, Nina Karnovsky & Lindsay Young

Sex-related variation in the distribution and relation with longline fisheries of Black-footed Albatrosses
Haruka Hayashi, Bungo Nishizawa, Naoki Tomita & Daisuke Ochi

Global prevalence of setting longlines at dawn highlights bycatch risk for threatened albatross
David Kroodsma, Joanna Turner, Cian Luck, Tim Hochberg, Nathan Mille, Philip Augustyn & Stephanie Prince

A potential tracking research of senkaku-type Short-tailed Albatross in Taiwan
Yun-Xuan Lin, Scott Shaffer, Rachael Orben, Hsiao-Wei Yuan, Chung-Hang Hung, Han-Po Chang & An Chou

History and significance of albatross banding efforts at Midway Atoll, 1936-2023
Jonathan Plissner, Beth Flint & Jennifer McKay

Identifying “in situ” Northern Buller’s Albatross (Thalassarche bulleri platei) during the artisanal longline fishery in offshore waters of southern Perú
Javier Quiñones, Christopher Robertson & Carlos Zavalaga

Detailed species composition, occurrence and behaviour of seabirds species during the fishing operation of artisanal longline fisheries in southern Peru, and strategies to prevent seabird bycatch in offshore waters of southern Peru
Javier Quiñones, Cynthia Romero, Johannes Fischer & Igor Debski

Status of social attraction and translocation of 4 seabird species on O‘ahu, Hawai‘i
Eric VanderWerf, Robby Kohley Erika Dittmar, Leilani Fowlke & Kelly Goodale

John Cooper, Emeritus Information Officer, Agreement on the Conservation of Albatrosses and Petrels, 14 March 2024

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ACAP is a multilateral agreement which seeks to conserve listed albatrosses, petrels and shearwaters by coordinating international activity to mitigate known threats to their populations.

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