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Stercorarius parasiticus   (Linnaeus, 1758)

parasitic jaeger
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Classification / Names Common names | Synonyms | CoL | ITIS | WoRMS

Aves | Charadriiformes | Stercorariidae

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

Others.  Subtropical

Distribution Countries | FAO areas | Ecosystems | Occurrences | Introductions

Indo-Pacific, Atlantic Ocean and the Arctic. Subtropical to polar.

Length at first maturity / Size / Weight / Age

Maturity: Lm ?  range ? - ? cm Max length : 67.0 cm TL male/unsexed; (Ref. 8812); max. published weight: 465.00 g (Ref. 356)

Short description Morphology

Culmen: 3.2 cm; tarsus: 4.6 cm; wing: 32.0 cm.

Biology     Glossary (e.g. epibenthic)

Total Length: 46 to 67 cm; Wingspan: 96 to 114 cm (Ref. 8812). Length: 45 cm; Wingspan: 117 cm in Ref. 91362. A coastal species, <50 km offshore (Ref. 356). Exhibits plunging behavior. Kleptoparasitic (Ref. 356). Piratical. Breeds singly or in loose colonies (Ref. 91362).

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. 119314)

  Least Concern (LC) ; Date assessed: 07 August 2018

CITES status (Ref. 108899)

Not Evaluated

CMS (Ref. 116361)

Not Evaluated

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): 2.4 - 27.7, mean 12.9 (based on 5605 cells).
Vulnerability (Ref. 71543)
Moderate to high vulnerability (47 of 100)
Price category (Ref. 80766)
Unknown