IUCN Red List Assessment
Red List Category Year Assessed
Near Threatened Red List Criteria Version
BirdLife International Reviewer/s
Calvert, R., Butchart, S., Bird, J. Contributor/s Justification
This species is classified as Near Threatened because although it has a very large global population it is thought to have undergone a moderately rapid decline owing to the impact of fisheries, the harvesting of its young and possibly climate change.