WoRMS taxon details

Morus bassanus (Linnaeus, 1758)

148776  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:148776)

accepted
Species
marine
(ofPelecanus bassanus 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] 
Distribution North America; range extends from Labrador to the Gulf of Mexico  
Distribution North America; range extends from Labrador to the Gulf of Mexico [details]
WoRMS (2018). Morus bassanus (Linnaeus, 1758). Accessed at: http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=148776 on 2018-12-11
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original description  (ofPelecanus bassanus 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] 

basis of record 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]   

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 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: 37" (94 cm); Wingspan: 72" (183 cm) [details]

Distribution North America; range extends from Labrador to the Gulf of Mexico [details]

Reproduction 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]
 

LanguageName 
Danish sule  [details]
Dutch Jan-van-GentJan van Gent  [details]
English northern gannetgannet  [details]
French fou de Bassan [from synonym]fou de bassan  [details]
German Basstölpel  [details]
Icelandic súla [from synonym]  [details]
Lithuanian šiaurinis padūkėlis  [details]
Modern Greek (1453-) Βόρεια σούλα  [details]
Norwegian Bokmål havsule  [details]
Norwegian Nynorsk havsule  [details]
Polish głuptak  [details]
Russian олуш  [details]
Scottish Gaelic gainéad  [details]
Slovenian strmoglavec  [details]
Spanish alcatraz atlántico  [details]
Swedish havssula  [details]
Turkish sümsük kuşu  [details]
Ukrainian Північна олушаОлуша північна  [details]
Welsh hugan  [details]