Aethia cristatella (Pallas, 1769)
crested auklet
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Family:  Alcidae ()
Max. size:  23 cm TL (male/unsexed); max.weight: 264.0 g
Environment:  others; marine
Distribution:  Northern Pacific and the Arctic: Alaska, Kuril Island and Russia. Temperate to polar.
Diagnosis:  Culmen: 1.6 mm.; tarsus: 2.85 cm.; wing: 17.145 cm.
Biology:  Pursuit diving; open ocean in deep water (Ref. 356).
IUCN Red List Status: (LC); Date assessed: 01 October 2016 Ref. (120744)
Threat to humans: 
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Entered by: Karpouzi, Vasiliki - 12.06.07
Modified by: Sorongon-Yap, Patricia - 10.11.08

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