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Noun1.Procellaria - type genus of the ProcellariidaeProcellaria - type genus of the Procellariidae  
bird genus - a genus of birds
family Procellariidae, Procellariidae - petrels; fulmars; shearwaters;
Procellaria aequinoctialis, white-chinned petrel - large black petrel of southern seas having a white mark on the chin
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These southern seas are frequented by several species of Petrels: the largest kind, Procellaria gigantea, or nelly
(18,39,40) Seabird studies show dietary lipid assimilation efficiency >80% for neutral lipids in white-chinned petrels (Procellaria aequinoctialis) and black-footed albatross (Phoebastria nigripes), while rockhopper penguins (Eudyptes chrysocome) showed values of 62% and 45% for 2 radiolabeled neutral lipids.
White-chinned Petrels Procellaria aequinoctialis forage widely in the Southern Ocean during day and night while incubating eggs, with no influence of moon phase (Weimerskirch et al., 1998).
El petrel de menton blanco Procellaria aequinoctialis, especie en situacion Vulnerable segun la IUCN, ha sido la unica especie de petrel reportada en esta pesqueria y fue observada solamente entre junio y diciembre (Mangel 2012), coincidiendo con el periodo de nuestro reporte, hecho en julio.
1); the present-day breeding site hosting Westland petrels (Procellaria westlandica) at 42[degrees]08.8'S, 171[degrees]20.5'E, near Punakaiki (West Coast); the former seabird breeding site near Akaroa (43[degrees]49'S, 173[degrees]0.5'E; Banks Peninsula), 200km southeast; and the site with no evidence for seabird breeding throughout the Holocene, on Takaka Hill (41[degrees]01.1'S, 172054.08/E; Nelson), 180 km north-east.
He notes the varieties he has killed: Procellaria velox, velificans sordida, melanopus, lugens, agilies and Diomeda exulens.
"Principi di emotivita scenica novissima." Procellaria 1.1, aprile 1917.
Only two species of seabirds were caught during setting of the longline: 12 white-chinned petrels (Procellaria aequinoctialis) and 19 black-browed albatrosses; no seabirds were caught during hauling.