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Anser anser   (Linnaeus, 1758)

Greylag goose
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Classification / Names Common names | Synonyms | CoL | ITIS | WoRMS

Aves | Anseriformes | Anatidae

Environment: milieu / climate zone / depth range / distribution range Ecology

Others; brackish.  Subtropical; 72°N - 47°S, 25°W - 179°E (Ref. 124582)

Distribution Countries | FAO areas | Ecosystems | Occurrences | Introductions

indo-West Pacific, Eastern Atlantic.and the Mediterranean Sea.

Length at first maturity / Size / Weight / Age

Maturity: Lm ?  range ? - ? cm

Biology     Glossary (e.g. epibenthic)

Non-breeding individuals inhabit swamps, lakes, reservoirs, coastal lagoons and estuaries. Feeds grass, on the roots, shoots, leaves, stems, seed heads and fruits of other herbaceous marsh vegetation, aquatic plants, and agricultural grain and potatoes (Ref. 107894).

Life cycle and mating behavior Maturity | Reproduction | Spawning | Eggs | Fecundity | Larvae

Main reference References | Coordinator | Collaborators

Hüppop, O., J. Dierschke, K.-M. Exo, E. Fredrich and R. Hill. 2006. (Ref. 96348)

IUCN Red List Status (Ref. 124695)


CITES status (Ref. 108899)

Not Evaluated

CMS (Ref. 116361)


Threat to humans

  Harmless

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Price category (Ref. 80766)