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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSomateria mollissima (Linnaeus, 1758) 
AphiaID: 137074

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 editorSomateria (Genus)
Status accepted
Rank Species
Parent Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorSomateria
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 
Albanian Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorpata e detit  [details]
Bulgarian Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorОбикновена гага  [details]
Danish Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorederfugl  [details]
Dutch Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editoreidereendUnreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editoreider  [details]
English Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editoreider duckUnreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editoreiderUnreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorcommon eider  [details]
French Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editoreider communUnreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editoreider à duvet  [details]
German Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorEiderente  [details]
Icelandic Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editoraedurUnreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editoraedarfugl  [details]
Italian Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editoredredone  [details]
Lithuanian Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorpaprastoji gaga  [details]
Modern Greek (1453-) Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorΚοινή Πουπουλόπαπια  [details]
Norwegian Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorÆrfugl  [details]
Norwegian Bokmål Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorærfugl  [details]
Norwegian Nynorsk Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorærfugl  [details]
Polish Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editoredredon  [details]
Romanian Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editoreiderul  [details]
Russian Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorобыкновенная гага  [details]
Slovenian Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorgaga  [details]
Spanish Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editoreider común  [details]
Swedish Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorejder  [details]
Turkish Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorpufla kazıUnreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorpufla kazi  [details]
Ukrainian Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorПухівка (Звичайна гага)Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorпухівкаUnreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorЗвичайна гагаUnreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorГага звичайна  [details]
Welsh Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorhwyaden fwythblu  [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]
Iceland
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorIceland [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 (16 barcodes) 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Biodiversity Heritage Library (901 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 (1212 nucleotides; 1003 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: 24" (61 cm) [details]

Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorDistribution North America; from Greenland to Virginia [details]

Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorReproduction Breeds from Greenland, the arctic islands, and Alaska south along the coast to Nova Scotia and Maine. Winters as far north as there is open water and south on the Atlantic coast as far North Carolina. Eggs laid from middle May to middle July. [details]
ImagesChecked: verified by a taxonomic editor 
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LSID urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:137074
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). Somateria mollissima (Linnaeus, 1758). Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=137074 on 2014-10-24
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