Oceanography: An Invitation To Mar...

9th Edition
Garrison + 1 other
Publisher: Brooks Cole
ISBN: 9781305254282

Oceanography: An Invitation To Mar...

9th Edition
Garrison + 1 other
Publisher: Brooks Cole
ISBN: 9781305254282


Chapter 15.10, Problem 3CC
Textbook Problem

Which marine birds are the world’s most efficient flyers?

Expert Solution
To determine

The marine birds that are the most efficient flyers in the world.

Explanation of Solution

Most of the world’s marine birds are the 100 species of tubenoses. The largest among the tubenoses are the wandering albatrosses. The extremely skilled albatrosses along with their relatives, the petrels and shearwaters, are regarded as the masters of the ocean sky.

Albatrosses travel large distances for searching food with very little energy, flying incessantly for about weeks or months at a time...

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