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n.1.(Zool.) A genus of large sea birds, including the albatross. See Albatross.
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Egg masses of the opisthobranch gastropods Melanochlamys diomedea (Bergh, 1894) and Haminoea vesicula (Gould, 1855) were collected intertidally and kept at room temperature until hatching.
For example, rates of survivorship and reproduction of many marine bird species (e.g., Phalacocrorax bougainvilli, Sula variegata, Pelecanus thagus, Nonnopternum harrisi, Diomedea irrorata, and Spenicus mendiculus) that nest in the area of maximum impact of El Nino are drastically reduced, particularly during strong El Nino events (Idyll, 1973; Boersma, 1978; Tovar, Guillen, & Cabrera, 1987; Rechten, 1985; Hays, 1986; Valle, Cruz, Cruz, Merlen, & Coulter, 1987; Glynn, 1988).
the Mediterranean storm petrel Hydrobates pelagicus melitensis, the Scopoli's shearwater Calonectris diomedea, the Yelkouan shearwater Puffnus yelkouan, the Balearic shearwater P.
Nutritional and feeding ecology in Cory's Shearwater Calonectris diomedea during breeding.
It has been detected in South Atlantic albatross [43, 44], Azores Cory's shearwater, Calonectris diomedea [42], and Monterey Bay California Pacific northern fulmar, Fulmarus glacialis rogersii [83] diets.
In particular, flights recorded using different miniaturized tracking equipment have shown that Scopoli's shearwater Calonectris diomedea breeders may employ a dual foraging strategy (Louzao et al.
Egg-mass gel of Melanochlamys diomedea (Bergh) protects embryos from low salinity.
Lecoq, Censo das populacoes de aves marinhas nidificantes no arquipelago das Berlengas em 2002: Calonectris diomedea, Phalacrocorax aristotelis e Uria aalge.
It is possible to misidentify 1 of these albatross species as the other; indeed, the phylogenetic distinction between these species, once considered the same (Diomedea cauta), is controversial.