Climate change does not bode well for picky eaters

To: Ian May <>
Subject: Climate change does not bode well for picky eaters
From: Michael Tarburton <>
Date: Fri, 23 Jan 2015 16:30:35 +1100
G'day Ian, Laurie & other readers

Another check on this would be to see what has happened to Antarctic Petrel numbers in NZ waters. In the 12 years that I worked in NZ and was involved in the collection and assessment of dead sea-birds we found a marked increase in this species, and it was commonly believed that this was because their competitors - the krill eating whales had been dealt a population blow.



Michael Tarburton


On 23/01/2015, at 9:10 AM, Ian May wrote:


Hello Laurie

Not wanting to upset "the believers", I cannot help but wonder if these researchers ever considered that a decline of Antarctic Krill could be caused by the exponential increase of Cetaceans that has occurred over the past two decades. Is it true that a current population

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