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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMelanitta perspicillata (Linnaeus, 1758) 
AphiaID: 159095

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 editorAnseriformes (Order) > Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorAnatidae (Family) > Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorMelanitta (Genus) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMelanitta perspicillata (Species)
Status accepted
Rank Species
Parent Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorMelanitta Boie, 1822
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 
Danish Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorbrilleand  [details]
Dutch Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorbrilzee-eend  [details]
English Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorsurf scoter  [details]
French Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editormacreuse à front blanc  [details]
German Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorBrillenente  [details]
Lithuanian Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorbaltakaktė nuodėgulė  [details]
Norwegian Bokmål Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorbrilleand  [details]
Norwegian Nynorsk Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorbrilleand  [details]
Polish Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editoruhla pstrodzioba  [details]
Russian Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorпестроносый турпан  [details]
Slovenian Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editoročalarka  [details]
Spanish Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editornegrón careto  [details]
Swedish Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorvitnackad svärta  [details]
Turkish Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorsörfçü kara ördek  [details]
Welsh Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editormôr-hwyaden yr ewyn  [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]
North Atlantic Ocean
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 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]
(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 (2 barcodes) 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Biodiversity Heritage Library (224 publications) 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Encyclopedia of Life 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo GenBank (7 nucleotides; 7 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: 20" (51 cm) [details]

Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorDistribution North America; Oceania; range extends from Newfoundland and the Gulf of St. Lawrence to northern Florida [details]

Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorReproduction Breeds from Newfoundland and northwestern Ontario to Alaska and south to central Alberta and British Columbia. Winters on the Atlantic coast from Newfoundland to Florida and on the Pacific from Alaska to Mexico; rarely on the Great Lakes. [details]
ImagesChecked: verified by a taxonomic editor 
Melanitta perspicillata
Melanitta perspicillata
Melanitta perspicillata
Melanitta perspicillata
LSID urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:159095
Taxonomic
Edit history
 
Date   action   by
2005-05-27 09:47:05Z  created  Appeltans, Ward
2011-04-08 06:18:06Z  checked  Adriaens, Peter
2011-04-27 09:01:37Z  changed  Adriaens, Peter
  
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  Citation: Adriaens, P. (2014). Melanitta perspicillata (Linnaeus, 1758). Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=159095 on 2014-11-26
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