Dead or alive, night or day: how do albatrosses catch squid?

  title={Dead or alive, night or day: how do albatrosses catch squid?},
  author={John P. Croxall and Peter A. Prince},
  journal={Antarctic Science},
  pages={155 - 162}
For many albatross species squid are important prey. Whether albatrosses depend on scavenging (e.g. of vomit from cetaceans, post-spawning die-offs or fishery waste) or on live-capture of squid (e.g. via diel vertical migrations in association with aggregations of squid prey) is controversial. This review of the nature of interactions between squid and the four species of albatross breeding at South Georgia uses data on the foraging range, methods and timing of feeding of the albatrosses in… 
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