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Species Profile and Threats Database


For information to assist proponents in referral, environmental assessments and compliance issues, refer to the Policy Statements and Guidelines (where available), the Conservation Advice (where available) or the Listing Advice (where available).
 
In addition, proponents and land managers should refer to the Recovery Plan (where available) or the Conservation Advice (where available) for recovery, mitigation and conservation information.

EPBC Act Listing Status Listed marine as Procellaria aequinoctialis
Listed migratory - Bonn as Procellaria aequinoctialis, Bonn as Procellaria aequinoctialis aequinoctialis
Adopted/Made Recovery Plans
Federal Register of
    Legislative Instruments
List of Migratory Species (13/07/2000) (Commonwealth of Australia, 2000b) [Legislative Instrument] as Procellaria aequinoctialis.
 
Declaration under section 248 of the Environment Protection and Biodiversity Conservation Act 1999 - List of Marine Species (Commonwealth of Australia, 2000c) [Legislative Instrument] as Procellaria aequinoctialis.
 
State Listing Status
WA: Listed as Vulnerable (Wildlife Conservation Act 1950 (Western Australia): September 2013 list) as Procellaria aequinoctialis
Non-statutory Listing Status
IUCN: Listed as Vulnerable (Global Status: IUCN Red List of Threatened Species: 2013.1 list)
NGO: Listed as Vulnerable (The Action Plan for Australian Birds 2010)
Scientific name Procellaria aequinoctialis [1046]
Family Procellariidae:Procellariiformes:Aves:Chordata:Animalia
Species author Linnaeus,1758
Infraspecies author  
Reference  
Other names Procellaria aequinoctialis aequinoctialis [67184]
Distribution map Species Distribution Map not available for this taxon.
Illustrations Google Images

The following table lists known and perceived threats to this species. Threats are based on the International Union for Conservation of Nature and Natural Resources (IUCN) threat classification version 1.1.

Threat Class Threatening Species References
Biological Resource Use:Fishing and Harvesting Aquatic Resources:Incidental capture and drowning by longline fishing Procellaria aequinoctialis in Species Profile and Threats (SPRAT) database (Department of the Environment and Heritage, 2006up) [Internet].
Threat Abatement Plan for the incidental catch (or by-catch) of seabirds during oceanic longline fishing operations (Environment Australia, 1998) [Threat Abatement Plan].
Biological Resource Use:Fishing and Harvesting Aquatic Resources:Mortality due to capture, entanglement/drowning in nets and fishing lines Procellaria aequinoctialis in Species Profile and Threats (SPRAT) database (Department of the Environment and Heritage, 2006up) [Internet].
Human Intrusions and Disturbance:Human Intrusions and Disturbance:Human induced disturbance due to unspecified activities Procellaria aequinoctialis in Species Profile and Threats (SPRAT) database (Department of the Environment and Heritage, 2006up) [Internet].
Invasive and Other Problematic Species and Genes:Invasive Non-Native/Alien Species:Competition and/or predation Felis catus (Cat, House Cat, Domestic Cat) Procellaria aequinoctialis in Species Profile and Threats (SPRAT) database (Department of the Environment and Heritage, 2006up) [Internet].
Invasive and Other Problematic Species and Genes:Invasive Non-Native/Alien Species:Competition and/or predation Rattus rattus (Black Rat, Ship Rat) Procellaria aequinoctialis in Species Profile and Threats (SPRAT) database (Department of the Environment and Heritage, 2006up) [Internet].
Invasive and Other Problematic Species and Genes:Invasive and Other Problematic Species and Genes:Predation, competition, habitat degradation and/or spread of pathogens by introduced species Procellaria aequinoctialis in Species Profile and Threats (SPRAT) database (Department of the Environment and Heritage, 2006up) [Internet].
Invasive and Other Problematic Species and Genes:Problematic Native Species:Competition and/or predation by birds Procellaria aequinoctialis in Species Profile and Threats (SPRAT) database (Department of the Environment and Heritage, 2006up) [Internet].
Pollution:Garbage and Solid Waste:Ingestion and entanglement with marine debris Procellaria aequinoctialis in Species Profile and Threats (SPRAT) database (Department of the Environment and Heritage, 2006up) [Internet].

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Citation: Department of the Environment (2014). Procellaria aequinoctialis in Species Profile and Threats Database, Department of the Environment, Canberra. Available from: http://www.environment.gov.au/sprat. Accessed Sat, 23 Aug 2014 09:08:16 +1000.