Veterinary care and whole blood count of a juvenile Black- browed Albatross Thalassarche melanophris beached on the coast of Brazil
MASTRANGELLI, A., BALDASSIN, P., JERDY, H. & WERNECK, M.R. 2019. Veterinary care and whole blood count of a juvenile Black- browed Albatross Thalassarche melanophris beached on the coast of Brazil.
Marine Ornithology 47: 167
Received 10 August 2018, accepted 20 February 2019
Date Published: 2019/10/15
Date Online: 2019/06/20
Key words: Black-browed Albatross, Brazil, hematology, rehabilitation, Thalassarche melanophris
We conducted an erythrocyte and leukocyte analysis for a juvenile Black-browed Albatross Thalassarche melanophris that was found beached at Maricá, Rio de Janeiro state, Brazil. The absence of data on this species was problematic in our unsuccessful rehabilitation. We present our findings here to assist future rehabilitations of other individuals of this species.
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