Habitat and Ecology
Life History and Behavior
Molecular Biology and Genetics
Statistics of barcoding coverage: Puffinus gavia
Public Records: 0
Specimens with Barcodes: 6
Species With Barcodes: 1
IUCN Red List Assessment
Red List Category
Red List Criteria
Pacific rat Rattus exulans has been eradicated from at least 14 island colonies in the last 15 years, and rabbits, goats and cats have also been removed from islands. A long-term experiment to establish a new breeding colony by the translocation of chicks was commenced in 1991 (Bell 1995). Pairs have since established and breeding has occurred in consecutive breeding seasons since 1996 (Powlesland and Rickard 1992, B. D. and D. Bell in litt. 1999).
Relevance to Humans and Ecosystems
IUCN Red List Category
It has in the past also been known as Forster's Shearwater.
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