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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMelanitta fusca (Linnaeus, 1758) 
AphiaID: 137072

Classification: Biota > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAnimalia (Kingdom) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorChordata (Phylum) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorVertebrata (Subphylum) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorGnathostomata (Superclass) > Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTetrapoda (Superclass) > Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorAves (Class) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAnseriformes (Order) > Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorAnatidae (Family) > Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorMelanitta (Genus)
Status accepted
Rank Species
Parent Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorMelanitta Boie, 1822
Sources  original description Linnaeus, C. (1758). Systema Naturae per regna tria naturae, secundum classes, ordines, genera, species, cum characteribus, differentiis, synonymis, locis. Editio decima, reformata. Laurentius Salvius: Holmiae. ii, 824 pp., available online at http://gdz.sub.uni-goettingen.de/no_cache/dms/load/toc/?IDDOC=265100 [details]

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Vernacular
Names
 
Language   Name 
Bulgarian Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorКадифена потапница  [details]
Danish Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorfløjlsand  [details]
Dutch Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorgrote zee-eend  [details]
English Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorwhite-winged scoterUnreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorvelvet scoter  [details]
French Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editormacreuse brune  [details]
German Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorSamtente  [details]
Hebrew Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorקטיפנית שחומה  [details]
Italian Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editororco marino  [details]
Lithuanian Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editornuodėgulė  [details]
Modern Greek (1453-) Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorΒελουδόπαπια  [details]
Norwegian Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorsjøorre  [details]
Norwegian Bokmål Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorsjøorre  [details]
Norwegian Nynorsk Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorsjøorre  [details]
Polish Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editoruhla  [details]
Russian Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorтурпан  [details]
Slovenian Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorbeloliska  [details]
Spanish Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editornegrón especulado  [details]
Swedish Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorsvärta  [details]
Turkish Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorkadife ördekUnreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorkadife ordek  [details]
Ukrainian Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorТурпан  [details]
Welsh Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editormôr-hwyaden y Gogledd  [details]
Environment marine
Distribution 
From other sources
Baltic Sea
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorPolish Exclusive Economic Zone [details]
France
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorWimereux [details]
Gulf of Mexico
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorGulf of Mexico [details]
North Atlantic Ocean
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorEuropean waters (ERMS scope) [details]
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorGulf of Maine [details]
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorIrish Exclusive economic Zone [details]
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorNorth West Atlantic [details]
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorPortuguese Exclusive Economic Zone [details]
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorUnited Kingdom Exclusive Economic Zone [details]
North Sea
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorBelgian Exclusive Economic Zone [details]
(no group)
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorSpanish Exclusive Economic Zone [details]
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorSwedish Exclusive Economic Zone [details]
Links Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Barcode of Life (10 barcodes) 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Biodiversity Heritage Library (95 publications) 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Dyntaxa 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Encyclopedia of Life 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo GenBank (12 nucleotides; 12 proteins) 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo IUCN Red List 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo PESI 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo ITIS
Notes 
From other sources
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorDimensions Length: 21" (53 cm) [details]

Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorDistribution North America; from Newfoundland to the Gulf of Mexico; rare migrant and winter visitor throughout the interior and south to Gulf Coast [details]

Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorReproduction Breeds from northwestern Ontario to the mouth of the Mackenzie River, and in Alaska, and south to North Dakota, and Washington. Winters on the Atlantic coast from Newfoundland to South Carolina, on the Great Lakes and on the Pacific coast from Alaska to Mexico. [details]
ImageChecked: verified by a taxonomic editor 
Melanitta fusca
Melanitta fusca
LSID urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:137072
Taxonomic
Edit history
 
Date   action   by
2004-12-21 15:54:05Z  created  van der Land, Jacob
2011-04-08 06:18:06Z  checked  Adriaens, Peter
  
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  Citation: Adriaens, P. (2014). Melanitta fusca (Linnaeus, 1758). Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=137072 on 2014-10-22
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