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Synthliboramphus antiquus   (Gmelin, 1789)

Ancient murrelet
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Classification / Names Common names | Synonyms | CoL | ITIS | WoRMS

Aves | Charadriiformes | Alcidae

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

Others.  Subtropical

Distribution Countries | FAO areas | Ecosystems | Occurrences | Introductions

Pacific Ocean and the Arctic. Subtropical to temperate.

Length at first maturity / Size / Weight / Age

Maturity: Lm ?  range ? - ? cm Max length : 27.0 cm TL male/unsexed; (Ref. 8812); max. published weight: 206.00 g (Ref. 356)

Short description Morphology

Culmen: 2.963 cm; tarsus: 3.175 cm; wing: 14.605 cm.

Biology     Glossary (e.g. epibenthic)

Total Length: 24 to 27 cm (Ref. 8812). Found along continental shelf and coastal waters. Exhibits plunge diving behavior (Ref. 356). Ritualized displays and vocalizations in the colony during breeding season include duetting bouts which may last for up to 30 minutes. In the Bering Sea and Alaska, the 1997-1998 ENSO event caused half the breeding population to desert their eggs and breeding success of those that bred reduced to 57% (Ref. 87784).

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. 124695)

  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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BHL | BOLD Systems | CISTI | DiscoverLife | FAO(Publication : search) | GenBank (genome, nucleotide) | GloBI | Gomexsi | 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): 1.4 - 11.6, mean 6.3 (based on 402 cells).
Vulnerability (Ref. 71543)
Low vulnerability (17 of 100)
Price category (Ref. 80766)
Unknown