Aves | Charadriiformes
Environment: milieu / climate zone / depth range / distribution range
Indo-Pacific, Southeast Atlantic and the Mediterranean. Southeast Asia.
Length at first maturity / Size / Weight / Age
Maturity: Lm ?  range ? - ? cm Max length : 48.0 cm TL male/unsexed; (Ref. 8812); max. published weight: 400.00 g (Ref. 356)
Culmen: 6.22 cm; wing: 34.49 cm.
Total Length: 43 to 48 cm; Wingspan: 99 to 109 cm (Ref. 8812). At sea and on coasts. Feeds on small fish (Ref. 801). Plunge diving; dipping; offshore; continental shelf (Ref. 356).
Life cycle and mating behavior
Maturity | Reproduction | Spawning | Eggs | Fecundity | Larvae
Lepage, D. 2007. (Ref. 7816)
IUCN Red List Status (Ref. 126983)
CITES status (Ref. 108899)
Threat to humans
| FishSource |
Estimates of some properties based on models
High, minimum population doubling time less than 15 months (K=5.5-28.08).
Moderate vulnerability (38 of 100).