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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMorus bassanus (Linnaeus, 1758) 
AphiaID: 148776

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 editorSulidae (Family) > Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorMorus (Genus)
Status accepted
Rank Species
Parent Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorMorus Vieillot, 1816
Synonymised
names
  Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSula bassana (Linnaeus, 1758)
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 
Danish Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorsule  [details]
Dutch Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorJan-van-GentUnreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorJan van Gent  [details]
English Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editornorthern gannetUnreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorgannet  [details]
French Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorfou de Bassan [from synonym]Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorfou de bassan  [details]
German Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorBasstölpel  [details]
Icelandic Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorsúla [from synonym]  [details]
Lithuanian Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editoršiaurinis padūkėlis  [details]
Modern Greek (1453-) Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorΒόρεια σούλα  [details]
Norwegian Bokmål Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorhavsule  [details]
Norwegian Nynorsk Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorhavsule  [details]
Polish Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorgłuptak  [details]
Russian Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorолуш  [details]
Scottish Gaelic Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorgainéad  [details]
Slovenian Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorstrmoglavec  [details]
Spanish Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editoralcatraz atlántico  [details]
Swedish Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorhavssula  [details]
Turkish Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorsümsük kuşu  [details]
Ukrainian Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorПівнічна олушаUnreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorОлуша північна  [details]
Welsh Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorhugan  [details]
Environment marine
Distribution 
From other sources
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 [from synonym] [view taxon] [details]
North Atlantic Ocean
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorEuropean waters (ERMS scope) [from synonym] [view taxon] [details]
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorFaroe Islands [from synonym] [view taxon] [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 Atlantic [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]
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorOrkney Islands [from synonym] [view taxon] [details]
United Kingdom
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorScotland [from synonym] [view taxon] [details]
(no group)
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorSpanish Exclusive Economic Zone [details]
Links Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Barcode of Life (13 barcodes) 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Biodiversity Heritage Library (51 publications) 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Encyclopedia of Life 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo GenBank (70 nucleotides; 67 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: 37" (94 cm); Wingspan: 72" (183 cm) [details]

Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorDistribution North America; range extends from Labrador to the Gulf of Mexico [details]

Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorReproduction Breeds in a few colonies in Gaspe, the Magalen Islands, and Newfoundland in North America, and on Iceland, the Faeroes, and the British Isles in Europe. Winters on the open ocean south to Florida and in the Old World to the Mediterranean and the coast of Africa. [details]
ImagesChecked: verified by a taxonomic editor 
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LSID urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:148776
Taxonomic
Edit history
 
Date   action   by
2005-03-29 08:12:19Z  created  Claus, Simon
2011-04-08 06:18:06Z  checked  Adriaens, Peter
  
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  Citation: Adriaens, P. (2014). Morus bassanus (Linnaeus, 1758). Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=148776 on 2014-09-22
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