Halobaena caerulea   (Gmelin, 1789)

blue petrel
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Classification / Names Common names | Synonyms | CoL | ITIS | WoRMS

Aves | Ciconiiformes | Procellariidae

Environment / Climate / Range Ecology

Others.  Subtropical

Distribution Countries | FAO areas | Ecosystems | Occurrences | Introductions

Southern Pacific, Atlantic Ocean and the Antarctic. Subtropical to polar.

Length at first maturity / Size / Weight / Age

Maturity: Lm ?  range ? - ? cm Max length : 30.0 cm TL male/unsexed; (Ref. 8812); max. published weight: 197.00 g (Ref. 356)

Short description Morphology

Culmen: 2.69 cm; tarsus: 3.31 cm; wing: 19.4 cm.

Biology     Glossary (e.g. epibenthic)

Total Length: 28 to 30 cm; Wingspan: 58 to 66 cm (Ref. 8812). Total population is several million birds (Ref. 84934). Dipping; surface seizing; open-water; subantarctic waters (Ref. 356).

Life cycle and mating behavior Maturity | Reproduction | Spawning | Eggs | Fecundity | Larvae

Main reference References | Coordinator | Collaborators

Cherel, Y., C.-A. Bost, C. Guinet and H. Weimerskirch. 2005. (Ref. 89128)

IUCN Red List Status (Ref. 115185)

CITES status (Ref. 108899)

Not Evaluated

Threat to humans

Human uses


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References
Mass conversion

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Estimates of some properties based on models

Vulnerability (Ref. 71543)
Low vulnerability (20 of 100)
Price category (Ref. 80766)
Unknown