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Pinguinus impennis (Linnaeus, 1758)

137132  (

Not documented
Distribution North America  
Distribution North America [details]
CaRMS (2018). Pinguinus impennis (Linnaeus, 1758). Accessed at: on 2020-01-28
Kennedy, M.K., L. Van Guelpen, G. Pohle, L. Bajona (Eds.) (2020). Canadian Register of Marine Species. Pinguinus impennis (Linnaeus, 1758). Accessed at: on 2020-01-28
2004-12-21 15:54:05Z
2011-04-08 06:18:06Z

basis of record van der Land, J. (2001). Tetrapoda, <B><I>in</I></B>: Costello, M.J. <i>et al.</i> (Ed.) (2001). <i>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,</i> 50: pp. 375-376 (look up in IMIS[details]   

additional source Banks, R.C., R.W. McDiarmid, and A.L. Gardner. 1987. Checklist of vertebrates of the United States, the U.S. Territories, and Canada. U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Resource Publication No. 166. 79 p. [details]   

additional source Linkletter, L. E. (1977). A checklist of marine fauna and flora of the Bay of Fundy. <em>Huntsman Marine Laboratory, St. Andrews, N.B.</em> 68: p. [details]   

additional source Squires, H. J. (1990). Decapod Crustacea of the Atlantic coast of Canada. <em>Canadian Bulletin of Fisheries and Aquatic Sciences.</em> 221: 532 p., available online at [details]  OpenAccess publication 

additional source Integrated Taxonomic Information System (ITIS). , available online at [details]   
 Present  Inaccurate  Introduced: alien  Containing type locality 

From other sources
Distribution North America [details]

Extinction extinct [details]

Reproduction believed to Breed on both sides of the North Atlantic. In North America it was found on islands on the Newfoundland coat ecspecially Funk Island. Wintered on the open sea south as far as Florida. [details]

Dutch reuzenalk  [details]
English great auk  [details]
French grand pingouin  [details]
German Riesenalk  [details]
Lithuanian didžioji alka  [details]
Modern Greek (1453-) Μεγάλη άλκα  [details]
Norwegian Bokmål geirfugl  [details]
Norwegian Nynorsk geirfugl  [details]
Polish alka olbrzymia  [details]
Russian бескрылая гагарка  [details]
Slovenian velika njorka  [details]
Spanish alca gigante  [details]
Turkish büyük dalıcımartı  [details]
Ukrainian Гагарка безкрилаБезкрила гагарка  [details]
To NMNH Extant Collection (Great Auk Pinguinus impennis USNM 57338-23)
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To NMNH Extant Collection (Great Auk Pinguinus impennis USNM 57338-24)
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