WoRMS taxon details

Puffinus Brisson, 1760

137065  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:137065)

accepted
Genus
marine
Description Small shearwaters. Sturdy in build. More aquatic and less aerially adapted than other shearwaters. Wings shorter. Tarsus...  
Description Small shearwaters. Sturdy in build. More aquatic and less aerially adapted than other shearwaters. Wings shorter. Tarsus compressed laterally and sharp-edged in front. Legs pale flesh to blue or dusky. Bill long, slender, but shorter than Calonectris, nasal tubes open dorsally. Tail long, rounded or wedge-shaped. [details]
WoRMS (2018). Puffinus Brisson, 1760. Accessed at: http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=137065 on 2018-02-22
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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]   

additional source Jonsson, L. (1993). Vogels van Europa, Noord-Afrika en het Midden-Oosten [Birds of Europe, northern Africa and the Middle East]. Tirion: Baarn, The Netherlands. ISBN 90-5210-187-6. 560 pp. (look up in IMIS[details]   
From other sources
Description Small shearwaters. Sturdy in build. More aquatic and less aerially adapted than other shearwaters. Wings shorter. Tarsus compressed laterally and sharp-edged in front. Legs pale flesh to blue or dusky. Bill long, slender, but shorter than Calonectris, nasal tubes open dorsally. Tail long, rounded or wedge-shaped. [details]
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Japanese ハイイロミズナギドリ  [details]