WoRMS taxon details

Sula Brisson, 1760

137055  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:137055)

accepted
Genus
marine
Description Large and heavy bodied with a streamlined appearance and a fairly long neck. Wings long and pointed. Tail wedge shaped....  
Description Large and heavy bodied with a streamlined appearance and a fairly long neck. Wings long and pointed. Tail wedge shaped. Legs short. Feet large with webbed toes. Bill long, stout conical shaped and pointed. Nostrils obsolete. (<316><318>) [details]
WoRMS (2018). Sula Brisson, 1760. Accessed at: http://marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=137055 on 2018-05-27
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2004-12-21 15:54:05Z
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basis of record van der Land, J. (2001). Tetrapoda, in: Costello, M.J. et al. (Ed.) (2001). European register of marine species: a check-list of the marine species in Europe and a bibliography of guides to their identification. Collection Patrimoines Naturels, 50: pp. 375-376 (look up in IMIS[details]   

additional source Brown, L.H., E.K. Urban & K. Newman (1982). The Birds of Africa, Volume I. Academic Press, London. [details]   
From other sources
Description Large and heavy bodied with a streamlined appearance and a fairly long neck. Wings long and pointed. Tail wedge shaped. Legs short. Feet large with webbed toes. Bill long, stout conical shaped and pointed. Nostrils obsolete. (<316><318>) [details]

Remark Some authorities regard Sula as being applicable only to boobies and use Morus for Gannets. [details]
 



LanguageName 
English gannets and boobies  [details]
Japanese カツオドリ  [details]