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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCatharacta maccormicki (Saunders, 1893) 
AphiaID: 159073

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 (synonym)
Accepted name  Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorStercorarius maccormicki Saunders, 1893
Rank Species
Parent Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorCatharacta Brünnich, 1764
Sources  basis of record 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]

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Vernacular
Names
 
Language   Name 
English Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorsouth polar skua  [details]
German Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorSüdpolar-SkuaUnreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorAntarktik-Skua  [details]
Lithuanian Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editormakormiko plėšikas  [details]
Polish Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorwydrzyk antarktyczny  [details]
Slovenian Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorantarktična govnačka  [details]
Spanish Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorpágalo polar  [details]
Turkish Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorbüyük güney kutbu martısı  [details]
Environment marine
Distribution 
From other sources
North Atlantic Ocean
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 Biodiversity Heritage Library (32 publications) 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo ITIS
Notes 
From other sources
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorBreeding Category Breeding [details]

Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorDimensions Length: 21" (53 cm); Wingspan: 52" (132 cm) [details]

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

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

Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorIUCN Red List Category Least Concern [details]
ImagesChecked: verified by a taxonomic editor 
Skua (Catharacta maccormicki)
Skua (Catharacta macco...
Detail of skua
Detail of skua
LSID urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:159073
Taxonomic
Edit history
 
Date   action   by
2005-05-27 09:47:05Z  created  Appeltans, Ward
2011-04-04 14:27:54Z  changed  Adriaens, Peter
2011-04-27 09:01:37Z  changed  Adriaens, Peter
  
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  Citation: Adriaens, P. (2014). Catharacta maccormicki (Saunders, 1893). Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=159073 on 2014-09-18
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