IPHC Opportunistic Albatross Obs 1998-2002

Project name: Global Biodiversity Information Facility datasets

Dataset summary : Original provider: International Pacific Halibut Commission Dataset credits: IPHC Annual halibut stock assessments Abstract: Summary of opportunistic short-tailed albatross (<i>Phoebastria albatrus</i>) observations during IPHC stock assessment cruises in Oregon, Washington, Gulf of Alaska, Aleutians, and Bering Sea. These are continuing surveys. Purpose: To provide information on the seasonal and interannual distribution of the highly-endangered Short-tailed albatross population off the West Coast of North America.