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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorStercorarius pomarinus (Temminck, 1815) 
AphiaID: 137173

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 editorCharadriiformes (Order) > Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorStercorariidae (Family) > Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorStercorarius (Genus)
Status accepted
Rank Species
Parent Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorStercorarius
Sources  basis of record van der Land, J. (2001). Tetrapoda, in: Costello, M.J. et al. (Ed.) (2001). European register of marine species: a check-list of the marine species in Europe and a bibliography of guides to their identification. Collection Patrimoines Naturels, 50: pp. 375-376 (look up in IMIS[details]

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Vernacular
Names
 
Language   Name 
Bulgarian Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorГолям морелетник  [details]
Danish Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editormellemkjove  [details]
Dutch Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editormiddelste jager  [details]
English Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorpomathorine skuaUnreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorpomarine skuaUnreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorpomarine jaeger  [details]
French Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorstercoraire pomarinUnreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorlabbe pomarin  [details]
German Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorSpatelraubmöweUnreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editormittlere Raubmöwe  [details]
Hebrew Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorחמסן רחב-אברה  [details]
Lithuanian Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorbukauodegis plėšikas  [details]
Modern Greek (1453-) Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorΓαλαζόραμφος ληστόγλαρος  [details]
Norwegian Bokmål Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorpolarjo  [details]
Norwegian Nynorsk Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorpolarjo  [details]
Polish Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorwydrzyk tęposterny  [details]
Russian Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorпоморник средний  [details]
Scottish Gaelic Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editormeirleach pomairíneach  [details]
Slovenian Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorlopatasta govnačka  [details]
Spanish Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorpágalo pomarino  [details]
Swedish Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorbredstjärtad labb  [details]
Turkish Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorküt kuyruklu korsan martı  [details]
Ukrainian Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorСередній поморникUnreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorПоморник середній  [details]
Welsh Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorsgiwen fach  [details]
Environment marine
Distribution 
From other sources
Arctic Ocean
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorArctic Ocean [details]
Baltic Sea
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorPolish Exclusive Economic Zone [details]
Federal Republic of Somalia
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorSomalia [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]
Iceland
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorIceland [details]
Kenya
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorKenya [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 editorFaroe Islands [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]
Red Sea
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorRed Sea [details]
South Africa
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorSouth Africa (country) [details]
(no group)
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorNew Zealand Exclusive Economic Zone [details]
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorSpanish Exclusive Economic Zone [details]
Links Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Barcode of Life (13 barcodes) 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Biodiversity Heritage Library (551 publications) 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Encyclopedia of Life 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo GenBank (25 nucleotides; 17 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 editorBreeding Category Vagrant [details]

Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorDescription Length: 65-78 cm (including tail streamers). Plumage: pale morph above dark brown; cap blackish; below yellowish white, darkly barred on sides and flanks with mottled or barred dark breastband; sides of neck and collar behind neck yellow when breeding; dark morph above and below uniform dark brown with darker cap; face dull yellowish; central rectrices rounded and twisted at tip. Immature barred above and below without central long central rectrices. Bare parts: iris dark brown; bill dark brown or grey with a black tip, long with a strong hook; feet and legs black, bluish above. Habitat: open ocean. Scarce palearctic migrant. <389><391><393> [details]

Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorDimensions Length: 21" (53 cm); Wingspan: 48" (122 cm) [details]

Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorDistribution North America [details]

Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorDistribution circum-arctic [details]

Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorIUCN Red List Category Least Concern [details]

Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorReproduction Breeds on the barrens in the high Arctic of Eurasia as well as North America. Winters mainly at sea from Virginia to the West Indies and off North Africa and in the Pacific from California to Peru and off the coast of Australia. [details]
ImagesChecked: verified by a taxonomic editor 
Stercorarius pomarinus
Stercorarius pomarinus
Stercorarius pomarinus
Stercorarius pomarinus
LSID urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:137173
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). Stercorarius pomarinus (Temminck, 1815). Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=137173 on 2014-10-23
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