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Spheniscus humboldti   Meyen, 1834

Humboldt penguin
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Classification / Names Common names | Synonyms | CoL | ITIS | WoRMS

Aves | Ciconiiformes | Spheniscidae

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

Others.  Subtropical

Distribution Countries | FAO areas | Ecosystems | Occurrences | Introductions

Southeast Pacific: Chile and Peru.

Length at first maturity / Size / Weight / Age

Maturity: Lm ?  range ? - ? cm Max length : 65.0 cm TL male/unsexed; (Ref. 91362); common length : 65.0 cm TL male/unsexed; (Ref. 8812); max. published weight: 4.5 kg (Ref. 356)

Biology     Glossary (e.g. epibenthic)

This is a gregarious species found in colonies and nests in burrows. Individuals or small groups are found at sea and is known to be less gregarious (Ref. 91362). Pursuit diving (Ref. 356).

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

Main reference References | Coordinator | Collaborators

Harrison, P. 1987. (Ref. 91362)

IUCN Red List Status (Ref. 120744)

  Vulnerable (VU) (A2bcde+3bcde+4bcde); Date assessed: 09 August 2018

CITES status (Ref. 108899)


CMS (Ref. 116361)


Threat to humans

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Price category (Ref. 80766)
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