Cepphus grylle   (Linnaeus, 1758)

black guillemot
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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.  Polar

Distribution Countries | FAO areas | Ecosystems | Occurrences | Introductions

Northern Atlantic and the Arctic: Arctic Alaska, Canada, Atlantic Coast to Maine, Northern Europe and Scandinavia. Polar to Temperate.

Length at first maturity / Size / Weight / Age

Maturity: Lm ?  range ? - ? cm Max length : 36.0 cm TL male/unsexed; (Ref. 8812); max. published weight: 405.00 g (Ref. 356)

Short description Morphology

Culmen: 3.28 cm; tarsus: 3.85 cm; wing: 13.72 cm.

Biology     Glossary (e.g. epibenthic)

Total Length: 30 to 36 cm; Wingspan: 58 cm (Ref. 8812). Pursuit diving; pack ice edge; shallow open water; polynyas; <30 km. Arctic Alaska and Canada, Atlantic Coast to Maine, Northern Europe, Scandinavia (Ref. 356).

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

Main reference References | Coordinator | Collaborators

Ewins, P.J. 1992. (Ref. 91620)

IUCN Red List Status (Ref. 115185)

CITES status (Ref. 108899)

Not Evaluated

CMS (Ref. 116361)

Not Evaluated

Threat to humans

Human uses


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References
Mass conversion

Internet sources

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

Estimates of some properties based on models

Preferred temperature (Ref. 115969): 0.2 - 12.3, mean 5.4 (based on 1521 cells).
Vulnerability (Ref. 71543)
Low to moderate vulnerability (26 of 100)
Price category (Ref. 80766)
Unknown