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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPhalacrocorax carbo (Linnaeus, 1758) 
AphiaID: 137179

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 editorPelecaniformes (Order) > Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorPhalacrocoracidae (Family) > Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorPhalacrocorax (Genus) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPhalacrocorax carbo (Species)
Status accepted
Rank Species
Parent Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorPhalacrocorax Brisson, 1760
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 editorvrançi i madhUnreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorkorb ujiUnreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorkarabullaku i deti  [details]
Danish Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorskarv  [details]
Dutch Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editoraalscholver  [details]
English Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorlong-tailed cormorantUnreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorgreat cormorantUnreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorcormorantUnreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorcommon cormorant  [details]
French Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorgrand cormoran  [details]
German Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorKormoran  [details]
Hebrew Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorקורמורן גדול  [details]
Lithuanian Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editordidysis kormoranas  [details]
Modern Greek (1453-) Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorΕυρωπαϊκός Κορμοράνος  [details]
Norwegian Bokmål Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorstorskarv  [details]
Norwegian Nynorsk Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorstorskarv  [details]
Polish Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorKormoran czarnyUnreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorkormoran  [details]
Romanian Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorcormoranul mare  [details]
Russian Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorбольшой баклан  [details]
Scottish Gaelic Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorbroigheal  [details]
Slovenian Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorkormoran  [details]
Spanish Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorcormorán grande  [details]
Swedish Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorstorskarv  [details]
Turkish Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorkarabatak  [details]
Ukrainian Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorВеликий бакланUnreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorБаклан великий  [details]
Welsh Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editormulfran  [details]
Environment marine, brackish, fresh
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]
Kenya
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorKenya [details]
Mediterranean Sea
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorMediterranean Sea [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]
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]
South Africa
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorSouth Africa (country) [details]
(no group)
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorNew Zealand Exclusive Economic Zone [details]
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 (21 barcodes) 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Biodiversity Heritage Library (1131 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 (1516 nucleotides; 69 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 editorDescription Length: 80-100 cm. Plumage: generally black with a greenish gloss; cheeks, throat to upper breast white; thigh patches white when breeding. Immature blackish-brown above, off-white below. Bare parts: iris green; lores orange in male, scarlet in female; bill grey--darker above; gular pouch olive to dark green; feet and legs black. Immature with yellow gular pouch. Habitat: marine and inland waters, coastal estuaries.<388><393><391> [details]

Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorDimensions Length: 36" (91 cm); Wingspan: 63" (160 cm) [details]

Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorDistribution semi-cosmopolitan [details]

Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorDistribution North America; Oceania; range extends from Newfoundland to southern North Carolina [details]

Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorReproduction Breeds from Greenland to Nova Scotia and winters casually to Georgia [details]
ImagesChecked: verified by a taxonomic editor 
Skull of Great Cormorant
Skull of Great Cormorant
Phalacrocorax carbo
Phalacrocorax carbo
Aalscholver duikend
Aalscholver duikend
Phalacrocorax carbo
Phalacrocorax carbo
Aalscholvers
Aalscholvers
Phalacrocorax carbo
Phalacrocorax carbo
LSID urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:137179
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). Phalacrocorax carbo (Linnaeus, 1758). Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=137179 on 2014-12-25
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