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Histrionicus histrionicus (Linnaeus, 1758)

159092  (

marine, terrestrial
Not documented
Distribution North America; Oceania; from Northern Labrador to Virginia  
Distribution North America; Oceania; from Northern Labrador to Virginia [details]
WoRMS (2024). Histrionicus histrionicus (Linnaeus, 1758). Accessed at: on 2024-06-14
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basis of record 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 Robbins, C. S. (1983). Golden field Guide to Birds of North America. Golden press. 360p. [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 Peterson, R.T.; Peterson, V.M. (2002). A field guide to the birds of eastern and central North America. <em>Fifth Edition.</em> Peterson Field Guide Series. Houghton Mifflin Company. New York. 427 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 Animal Diversity Web. <em>University of Michigan Museum of Zoology.</em> , available online at [details]   

additional source Vanner, M. (2003). The encyclopedia of North American birds. <em>Paragon Publishing.</em> 1-383. [details]   

additional source Gallardo, J. C.; Macías, V.; Velarde, E. (2009). Birds (Vertebrata: Aves) of the Gulf of Mexico. <em>In: Felder, D.L. and D.K. Camp (eds.), Gulf of Mexico–Origins, Waters, and Biota. Biodiversity. Texas A&M Press, College Station, Texas.</em> Pp. 1321–1342. [details]   

additional source Liu, J.Y. [Ruiyu] (ed.). (2008). Checklist of marine biota of China seas. <em>China Science Press.</em> 1267 pp. (look up in IMIS[details]  Available for editors  PDF available [request] 

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

From other sources
Diet insect larva, fish eggs, invetebrates such as snails, limpets, crabs, chitons, and mussels and herring [details]

Dimensions Length: 16 1/2" (42 cm) [details]

Distribution North America; Oceania; from Northern Labrador to Virginia [details]

Habitat ponds, rivers, coastal areas [details]

Reproduction Breeds from eastern Siberia and Alaska south in the mountains to California, and on the Atlantic coast from Greenland and Iceland south to the Gulf of St. Larence. Winters from Labrador to New York, on the Great Lakes, and south to California; also in Korea and Japan. [details]

Dutch harlekijneend  [details]
English harlequin duck  [details]
French arlequin plongeur  [details]
German Kragenente  [details]
Japanese シノリガモ  [details]
Lithuanian Islandinė antis  [details]
Norwegian Bokmål harlekinand  [details]
Norwegian Nynorsk harlekinand  [details]
Polish kamieniuszka  [details]
Russian каменушка  [details]
Slovenian harlekinka  [details]
Spanish pato arlequín  [details]
Swedish strömand  [details]
Turkish alacalı ördek  [details]
Ukrainian Каменярка  [details]
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