Effect of sea-ice extent on adult survival of an Antarctic top predator: the snow petrel Pagodroma nivea

@article{Barbraud2000EffectOS,
  title={Effect of sea-ice extent on adult survival of an Antarctic top predator: the snow petrel Pagodroma nivea},
  author={Christophe Barbraud and Henri Weimerskirch and Christophe Guinet and Pierre JouventinP. Jouventin},
  journal={Oecologia},
  year={2000},
  volume={125},
  pages={483-488}
}
Abstract. The snow petrel Pagodroma nivea is an obligate associate of sea-ice and one of the most abundant seabird species of the Southern Ocean. Time- and sex-specific annual variation in adult survival was estimated using capture-mark-recapture of petrels nesting at Pétrels Island, Terre Adélie, 1981–1997. On the basis of a regression analysis, 44% of the variation was linked inversely to the latitudinal extent of sea-ice during winter (June) in the region offshore of the study colony, where… 

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