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Longevity records for the Waved Albatross Phoebastria irrorata


1Department of Sciences, Charles Darwin Foundation, Puerto Ayora, Galápagos, Ecuador (
2Centre for Ecology & Hydrology, Penicuik, Midlothian EH26 0QB, UK
3Galápagos National Park Directorate, Puerto Ayora, Galápagos, Ecuador
4Department of Fish, Wildlife and Conservation Biology, Colorado State University, Fort Collins, Colorado 80523-1474, USA 


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Received 18 February 2016, accepted 28 March 2016

Date Published: 2016/10/15
Date Online: 2017/02/28


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