Aves | Charadriiformes
Environment: milieu / climate zone / depth range / distribution range
Northern Atlantic and the Arctic: East Canadian Arctic Islands.
Length at first maturity / Size / Weight / Age
Maturity: Lm ?  range ? - ? cm Max length : 25.0 cm TL male/unsexed; (Ref. 8812); max. published weight: 163.00 g (Ref. 356)
Culmen: 1.32 cm; tarsus: 2.09 cm; wing: 11.45 cm.
Total Length: 20 to 25 cm; Wingspan: 31 to 33 cm (Ref. 8812). Pursuit diving (Ref. 356), found in the pelagic zone (Ref. 116102); continental shelf; <100 km (Ref. 356). Planktivorous (Ref. 118089). Breeds in small numbers (Ref. 118435).
Life cycle and mating behavior
Maturity | Reproduction | Spawning | Eggs | Fecundity | Larvae
Breeds in Greenland, Iceland, and on the islands north of Europe and Asia. Winters southward on the open ocean from its Breeding range even to Florida, Bermuda, Madeira and the Mediterranean (Ref. 87872).
Evans, P.G.H. 1981. (Ref. 91619)
IUCN Red List Status (Ref. 124695)
CITES status (Ref. 108899)
Threat to humans
| FishSource |
Estimates of some properties based on models
): 0.1 - 10.6, mean 3.2 (based on 1133 cells).
Low vulnerability (15 of 100)