WoRMS taxon details

Phalacrocorax carbo (Linnaeus, 1758)

137179  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:137179)

accepted
Species
Pelecanus carbo Linnaeus, 1758 (superseded original combination)
marine, brackish, fresh
(ofPelecanus carbo Linnaeus, 1758) Linnaeus, C. (1758). Systema Naturae per regna tria naturae, secundum classes, ordines, genera, species, cum characteribus, differentiis, synonymis, locis. <em>Editio decima, reformata. Laurentius Salvius: Holmiae.</em> ii, 824 pp., available online at http://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/item/10277#page/3/mode/1up
page(s): 133 [details]  Available for editors  PDF available [request] 
Description Length: 80-100 cm. Plumage: generally black with a greenish gloss; cheeks, throat to upper breast white; thigh patches white...  
Description 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]

Distribution semi-cosmopolitan  
Distribution semi-cosmopolitan [details]

Distribution North America; Oceania; range extends from Newfoundland to southern North Carolina  
Distribution North America; Oceania; range extends from Newfoundland to southern North Carolina [details]
WoRMS (2018). Phalacrocorax carbo (Linnaeus, 1758). Accessed at: http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=137179 on 2018-12-15
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original description  (ofPelecanus carbo Linnaeus, 1758) Linnaeus, C. (1758). Systema Naturae per regna tria naturae, secundum classes, ordines, genera, species, cum characteribus, differentiis, synonymis, locis. <em>Editio decima, reformata. Laurentius Salvius: Holmiae.</em> ii, 824 pp., available online at http://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/item/10277#page/3/mode/1up
page(s): 133 [details]  Available for editors  PDF available [request] 

context source (HKRMS) HKBWS. (2013). Hong Kong Bird Report 2011. <em>The Hong Kong Bird Watching Society.</em>  [details]   

context source (Schelde) Maris, T.; Beauchard, O.; Van Damme, S.; Van den Bergh, E.; Wijnhoven, S.; Meire, P. (2013). Referentiematrices en Ecotoopoppervlaktes Annex bij de Evaluatiemethodiek Schelde-estuarium Studie naar “Ecotoopoppervlaktes en intactness index”. <em>Monitor Taskforce Publication Series, 2013-01. NIOZ: Yerseke.</em> 35 pp. (look up in IMIS[details]   

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. <em>Canadian Bulletin of Fisheries and Aquatic Sciences.</em> 221: 532 p., available online at http://www.dfo-mpo.gc.ca/library/116743.pdf [details]  OpenAccess publication 

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

additional source Brown, L.H., E.K. Urban & K. Newman (1982). The Birds of Africa, Volume I. Academic Press, London. [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 King, C.M.; Roberts, C.D.; Bell, B.D.; Fordyce, R.E.; Nicoll, R.S.; Worthy, T.H.; Paulin, C.D.; Hitchmough, R.A.; Keyes, I.W.; Baker, A.N.; Stewart, A.L.; Hiller, N.; McDowall, R.M.; Holdaway, R.N.; McPhee, R.P.; Schwarzhans, W.W.; Tennyson, A.J.D.; Rust, S.; Macadie, I. (2009). Phylum Chordata: lancelets, fishes, amphibians, reptiles, birds, mammals, in: Gordon, D.P. (Ed.) (2009). New Zealand inventory of biodiversity: 1. Kingdom Animalia: Radiata, Lophotrochozoa, Deuterostomia. pp. 431-554. [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 Liu J.Y. [Ruiyu] (ed.). (2008). Checklist of marine biota of China seas. <em>China Science Press.</em> 1267 pp. (look up in IMIS[details]  Available for editors  PDF available [request] 

additional source Dyntaxa. (2013). Swedish Taxonomic Database. Accessed at www.dyntaxa.se [15-01-2013]., available online at http://www.dyntaxa.se [details]   

additional source Integrated Taxonomic Information System (ITIS). , available online at http://www.itis.gov [details]   

additional source Cattrijsse, A.; Vincx, M. (2001). Biodiversity of the benthos and the avifauna of the Belgian coastal waters: summary of data collected between 1970 and 1998. Sustainable Management of the North Sea. Federal Office for Scientific, Technical and Cultural Affairs: Brussel, Belgium. 48 pp. (look up in IMIS[details]   
 
 Present  Inaccurate  Introduced: alien  Containing type locality 
 

From other sources
Description 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]

Dimensions Length: 36" (91 cm); Wingspan: 63" (160 cm) [details]

Distribution semi-cosmopolitan [details]

Distribution North America; Oceania; range extends from Newfoundland to southern North Carolina [details]

Reproduction Breeds from Greenland to Nova Scotia and winters casually to Georgia [details]
 

LanguageName 
Albanian vrançi i madhkorb ujikarabullaku i deti  [details]
Danish skarv  [details]
Dutch aalscholver  [details]
English long-tailed cormorantgreat cormorantcormorantcommon cormorant  [details]
French grand cormoran  [details]
German Kormoran  [details]
Hebrew קורמורן גדול  [details]
Japanese カワウ  [details]
Lithuanian didysis kormoranas  [details]
Modern Greek (1453-) Ευρωπαϊκός Κορμοράνος  [details]
Norwegian Bokmål storskarv  [details]
Norwegian Nynorsk storskarv  [details]
Polish Kormoran czarnykormoran  [details]
Romanian cormoranul mare  [details]
Russian большой баклан  [details]
Scottish Gaelic broigheal  [details]
Slovenian kormoran  [details]
Spanish cormorán grande  [details]
Swedish storskarv  [details]
Turkish karabatak  [details]
Ukrainian Великий бакланБаклан великий  [details]
Welsh mulfran  [details]