WoRMS taxon details

Somateria spectabilis (Linnaeus, 1758)

137075  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:137075)

accepted
Species
marine
Not documented
Distribution North America; from Greenland to Virginia  
Distribution North America; from Greenland to Virginia [details]
WoRMS (2018). Somateria spectabilis (Linnaeus, 1758). Accessed at: http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=137075 on 2018-10-17
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basis of record van der Land, J. (2001). Tetrapoda, <B><I>in</I></B>: Costello, M.J. <i>et al.</i> (Ed.) (2001). <i>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,</i> 50: pp. 375-376 (look up in IMIS[details]   

additional source Banks, R.C., R.W. McDiarmid, and A.L. Gardner. 1987. Checklist of vertebrates of the United States, the U.S. Territories, and Canada. U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Resource Publication No. 166. 79 p. [details]   

additional source Robbins, C. S. (1983). Golden field Guide to Birds of North America. Golden press. 360p. [details]   

additional source Grand Manan Whale and Seabird Research Station., available online at http://www.gmwsrs.org/main.htm [details]   

additional source Linkletter, L. E. (1977). A checklist of marine fauna and flora of the Bay of Fundy. <em>Huntsman Marine Laboratory, St. Andrews, N.B.</em> 68: p. [details]   

additional source Peterson, R.T.; Peterson, V.M. (2002). A field guide to the birds of eastern and central North America. <em>Fifth Edition.</em> Peterson Field Guide Series. Houghton Mifflin Company. New York. 427 p. [details]   

additional source Squires, H.J. 1990. Decapod Crustacea of the Atlantic coast of Canada. Canadian Bulletin of Fisheries and Aquatic Sciences 221. 532 p. [details]   

additional source Vanner, M. 2003. The encyclopedia of North American birds. Paragon Publishing. Bath. 383 p. [details]   

additional source Costello, M.J.; Emblow, C.; White, R. (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. Muséum national d'Histoire Naturelle: Paris, France. ISBN 2-85653-538-0. 463 pp. (look up in IMIS[details]   

additional source Muller, Y. (2004). Faune et flore du littoral du Nord, du Pas-de-Calais et de la Belgique: inventaire. [Coastal fauna and flora of the Nord, Pas-de-Calais and Belgium: inventory]. <em>Commission Régionale de Biologie Région Nord Pas-de-Calais: France.</em> 307 pp., available online at http://www.vliz.be/imisdocs/publications/145561.pdf [details]   

additional source Gallardo, J. C., V. Macías, and E. Velarde. 2009. Birds (Vertebrata: Aves) of the Gulf of Mexico, Pp. 1321–1342 in Felder, D.L. and D.K. Camp (eds.), Gulf of Mexico–Origins, Waters, and Biota. Biodiversity. Texas A&M Press, College Station, Texas. [details]   

additional source Integrated Taxonomic Information System (ITIS). , available online at http://www.itis.gov [details]   
 
 Present  Inaccurate  Introduced: alien  Containing type locality 
 

From other sources
Dimensions Length: 22" (56 cm) [details]

Distribution North America; from Greenland to Virginia [details]

Reproduction Breeds in high Arctic in North America from Greenland to Alaska being found farthest south in Hudson Bay. Also Breeds on the arctic coast and islands of European Russia and Siberia. Winters as far north as there is open water and casually south in North America to Georgia, the Great Lakes, and California. In Europe it is found rarely in winter south to the British Isles, the Baltic, and southern Russia. [details]
 

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Danish kongeederfugl  [details]
Dutch koningseider  [details]
English king eider  [details]
French eider à tête grise  [details]
German Prachteiderente  [details]
Japanese ケワタガモ  [details]
Lithuanian skiauterėtoji gaga  [details]
Norwegian Bokmål praktærfugl  [details]
Norwegian Nynorsk praktærfugl  [details]
Polish turkan (edredon okazały)turkan  [details]
Russian гага-гребенушка  [details]
Slovenian pisana gaga  [details]
Spanish eider real  [details]
Swedish praktejder  [details]
Turkish kral ördek  [details]
Ukrainian Пухівка королівськаКоролівська гага  [details]
Welsh hwyaden fwythblu'r Gogledd  [details]