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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.
Agreement on the Conservation of Albatrosses and Petrels (ACAP) 2009. Species Assessment: Black-browed Albatross Thalassarche melanophrys. Hobart, Australia: ACAP. [Available online at https://www.acap.aq/en/resources/acap-species2/238-black-browed-albatross/file, accessed 28 June 2018.]
BALDASSIN, P., GALLO, H. & BARBOSA, C.B. 2007. Serum biochemistry of an Atlantic Yellow-nosed Albatross Thalassarche chlororhynchos (Gmelin, 1789). Arquivo Brasileiro de Medicina Veterinária e Zootecnia 59: 541-542. doi:10.1590/S0102-09352007000200045
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