Diving behaviour of white-chinned petrels and its relevance for mitigating longline bycatch

Abstract

The white-chinned petrel (Procellaria aequinoctialis) is the seabird species most commonly killed by Southern Hemisphere longline fisheries. Despite the importance of diving ability for mitigating longline bycatch, little is known of this species’ diving behaviour. We obtained data from temperature–depth recorders from nine white-chinned petrels breeding on… (More)
DOI: 10.1007/s00300-014-1521-y

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