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Polysticta stelleri   (Pallas, 1769)

Steller's eider
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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.  Polar

Distribution Countries | FAO areas | Ecosystems | Occurrences | Introductions

Northern Pacific, Northeast Atlantic and the Arctic. Polar to Temperate.

Length at first maturity / Size / Weight / Age

Maturity: Lm ?  range ? - ? cmmax. published weight: 807.50 g (Ref. 356)

Short description Morphology

Culmen: 3.9 cm; tarsus: 3.805 cm; wing: 21.15 cm.

Biology     Glossary (e.g. epibenthic)

Surface diving; dabbling; coastal (Ref. 356). Feeds on gastropod, bivalve, isopod, amphipod and echinoderm (Ref. 4602).

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

Main reference References | Coordinator | Collaborators

SAUP Database. 2006. (Ref. 356)

IUCN Red List Status (Ref. 120744)

  Vulnerable (VU) (A2bcd+3bcd+4bcd); Date assessed: 07 August 2018

CITES status (Ref. 108899)

Not Evaluated

CMS (Ref. 116361)


Threat to humans

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References
Mass conversion

Internet sources

BHL | BOLD Systems | CISTI | DiscoverLife | FAO(Publication : search) | GenBank (genome, nucleotide) | GloBI | | Google Books | Google Scholar | Google | ispecies | PubMed | Tree of Life | Wikipedia (Go, Search) | Zoological Record

Estimates of some properties based on models

Preferred temperature (Ref. 115969): 2.3 - 10.4, mean 6.7 (based on 1546 cells).
Price category (Ref. 80766)
Unknown