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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCatharacta skua Brünnich, 1764 
AphiaID: 137170

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 editorCharadriiformes (Order) > Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorStercorariidae (Family) > Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorCatharacta (Genus)
Status Unaccepted: synonym, or anything that is not accepted unaccepted
Accepted name  Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorStercorarius skua (Brunnich, 1764)
Rank Species
Parent Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorCatharacta Brünnich, 1764
Sources  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]

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Vernacular
Names
 
Language   Name 
Dutch Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorgrote jager  [details]
English Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorgreat skuaUnreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorbrown skuaUnreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorbonxie  [details]
French Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorgrand labbe  [details]
German Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorSkuaUnreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorgroße Raubmöwe  [details]
Lithuanian Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editordidysis plėšikas  [details]
Modern Greek (1453-) Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorΤρανοληστόγλαρος  [details]
Polish Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorwydrzyk wielki  [details]
Slovenian Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorvelika govnačka  [details]
Spanish Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorpágalo grande  [details]
Turkish Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorbüyük korsan martıUnreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorbuyuk korsan marti  [details]
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Subspecies Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCatharacta skua antarctica Mathews, 1912 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorStercorarius antarcticus (Lesson, 1831)
Subspecies Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCatharacta skua chilensis (Bonaparte, 1857) accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorStercorarius chilensis Bonaparte, 1857
Subspecies Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCatharacta skua maccormicki (Saunders, 1893) accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorStercorarius maccormicki Saunders, 1893
Environment marine
Distribution 
From other sources
Federal Republic of Somalia
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorSomalia [details]
France
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorWimereux [details]
Kenya
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorKenya [details]
Mozambique
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorMozambique [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 editorNorth West Atlantic [details]
(no group)
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorNew Zealand Exclusive Economic Zone [details]
Links Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Barcode of Life (1 barcode) 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Biodiversity Heritage Library (112 publications) 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo GenBank (31 nucleotides; 28 proteins) 
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 editorDescription Wing length: 39-43 cm. Plumage: above mottled dark brown; below cinnamon brown; flight feathers blackish brown; white patches at base of primaries on both surfaces. Immature like adult, but less distinct. Bare parts: iris brown; bill blackish grey; feet and legs blackish grey. Habitat: pelagic. Uncommon palearctic migrant. <389><391><393> [details]

Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorDimensions Length: 23" (58 cm); Wingspan: 55" (140 cm) [details]

Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorDistribution North America; range extends throughout the Canadian Atlantic [details]

Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorDistribution circum-arctic [details]

Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorRemark Forms a superspecies with C. maccormicki [details]

Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorReproduction Breeds in Iceland, the Faeroes, Shetlands, and Orkneys, and a separate population Breeds in New Zealand, on Antarctica, and on many islands in the southern hemisphere. Ranges over the northernand southern oceans. [details]
LSID urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:137170
Taxonomic
Edit history
 
Date   action   by
2004-12-21 15:54:05Z  created  van der Land, Jacob
2011-04-04 14:27:54Z  changed  Adriaens, Peter
  
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  Citation: Adriaens, P. (2014). Catharacta skua Brünnich, 1764. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=137170 on 2014-04-24
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