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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMelanitta nigra (Linnaeus, 1758) 
AphiaID: 137073

Classification: Biota > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAnimalia (Kingdom) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorChordata (Phylum) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorVertebrata (Subphylum) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorGnathostomata (Superclass) > Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTetrapoda (Superclass) > Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorAves (Class) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAnseriformes (Order) > Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorAnatidae (Family) > Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorMelanitta (Genus)
Status accepted
Rank Species
Parent Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorMelanitta Boie, 1822
Sources  original description Linnaeus, C. (1758). Systema Naturae per regna tria naturae, secundum classes, ordines, genera, species, cum characteribus, differentiis, synonymis, locis. Editio decima, reformata. Laurentius Salvius: Holmiae. ii, 824 pp., available online at http://gdz.sub.uni-goettingen.de/no_cache/dms/load/toc/?IDDOC=265100 [details]

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Vernacular
Names
 
Language   Name 
Albanian Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorrosa kadifeUnreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorrosa e zezë  [details]
Danish Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorsortand  [details]
Dutch Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorzwarte zee-eend  [details]
English Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorcommon scoterUnreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorblack scoter  [details]
French Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editormacreuse noire  [details]
German Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTrauerente  [details]
Italian Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editororchetto marino  [details]
Lithuanian Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorjuodoji antis  [details]
Modern Greek (1453-) Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorΕυρωπαϊκή Μαυρόπαπια  [details]
Norwegian Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorsvartand  [details]
Norwegian Bokmål Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorsvartand  [details]
Norwegian Nynorsk Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorsvartand  [details]
Polish Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editormarkaczka  [details]
Russian Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorчерный турпанUnreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorсиньга  [details]
Scottish Gaelic Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorscótar  [details]
Slovenian Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorčrna raca  [details]
Spanish Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editornegrón común  [details]
Swedish Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorsjöorre  [details]
Turkish Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorkara ördekUnreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorkara ordek  [details]
Ukrainian Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorСиньга  [details]
Welsh Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editormor-hwyaden ddu  [details]
Direct child
taxa (1)

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Subspecies Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMelanitta nigra americana (Swainson, 1832) accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMelanitta americana (Swainson, 1832)
Environment marine
Distribution 
From other sources
Baltic Sea
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorPolish Exclusive Economic Zone [details]
France
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorWimereux [details]
Gulf of Mexico
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorGulf of Mexico [details]
North Atlantic Ocean
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorEuropean waters (ERMS scope) [details]
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorGulf of Maine [details]
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorIrish Exclusive economic Zone [details]
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorNorth West Atlantic [details]
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorPortuguese Exclusive Economic Zone [details]
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorUnited Kingdom Exclusive Economic Zone [details]
North Sea
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorBelgian Exclusive Economic Zone [details]
(no group)
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorSpanish Exclusive Economic Zone [details]
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorSwedish Exclusive Economic Zone [details]
Links Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorMarine Life Information Network - UK 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Barcode of Life (11 barcodes) 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Biodiversity Heritage Library (76 publications) 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Dyntaxa 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Encyclopedia of Life 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo GenBank (16 nucleotides; 15 proteins) 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo IUCN Red List 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo PESI 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo ITIS
Notes 
From other sources
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorDimensions Length: 19" (48 cm) [details]

Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorDistribution North America; Oceania; range extends from Newfoundland and the Gulf of St. Lawrence to northern Florida [details]

Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorReproduction Breeds from Newfoundland to Alaska. Winters from Newfoundland to South Carolina and from Alaska to southern California. [details]
ImagesChecked: verified by a taxonomic editor 
Zwarte zee-eend
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Melanitta nigra
Melanitta nigra
LSID urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:137073
Taxonomic
Edit history
 
Date   action   by
2004-12-21 15:54:05Z  created  van der Land, Jacob
2011-04-08 06:18:06Z  checked  Adriaens, Peter
  
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  Citation: Adriaens, P. (2014). Melanitta nigra (Linnaeus, 1758). Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=137073 on 2014-07-22
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