Seabird mortality on factory trawlers in the Falkland Islands and beyond

@article{Sullivan2006SeabirdMO,
  title={Seabird mortality on factory trawlers in the Falkland Islands and beyond},
  author={B. Sullivan and T. Reid and L. Bugoni},
  journal={Biological Conservation},
  year={2006},
  volume={131},
  pages={495-504}
}
Specifically tasked seabird observers were placed onboard demersal (bottom) finfish trawlers operating in the Falkland Islands in 2002/2003 to investigate the level of seabird mortality caused by the fleet. The observers were tasked to record seabird interactions during shooting, trawling and hauling operations during 157 days of coverage. It is estimated that >1500 seabirds, predominantly Black-browed albatross (Thalassarche melanophris), were killed by finfish trawlers during this period… Expand

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