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Family: Gaviidae loons (See list of species below)

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4 species with fin ray counts including ? spines in dorsal and ? in anal fins (see list below)
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Gavia adamsii
[white-billed diver]


Gavia immer
[great northern diver]
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Gavia pacifica
[Pacific Arctic loon]
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Gavia stellata
[red-throated diver]
4 Species of Family Gaviidae
(loons)
Sort by: Species Length
Scientific Name English Name Distribution Max. Length (cm)
Gavia adamsii white-billed diver Northern and Central Paci
Gavia immer great northern diver Arctic, North Atlantic an
Gavia pacifica Pacific Arctic loon Arctic and Pacific Ocean.
Gavia stellata red-throated diver Northeast Atlantic and th



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