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    Records of fishing hooks associated with albatrosses at Bird Island, South Georgia, 1992/93

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    Document Number:
    SC-CAMLR-XII/BG/07
    Author(s):
    Delegation of United Kingdom
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    Abstract

    At least six instances of long-line fishing gear (especially hooks) in association with breeding black-browed and wandering albatrosses were recorded at Bird Island, South Georgia in 1992J93. Although similar observations had been made in previous seasons, this is the highest incidence yet recorded in a single season.