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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMergus serrator Linnaeus, 1758 
AphiaID: 159098

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 editorMergus (Genus)
Status accepted
Rank Species
Parent Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorMergus
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 
Albanian Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorzhytësi i mesëm me çallmë  [details]
Bulgarian Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorСреден нирец  [details]
Danish Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editortoppet skallesluger  [details]
Dutch Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editormiddelste zaagbek  [details]
English Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorred-breasted merganser  [details]
French Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorharle huppé  [details]
German Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorMittelsäger  [details]
Hebrew Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorמרגון בינוני  [details]
Italian Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorsmergo minore  [details]
Lithuanian Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorvidutinis dančiasnapis  [details]
Modern Greek (1453-) Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorΘαλασσοπρίστης  [details]
Norwegian Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorsiland  [details]
Norwegian Bokmål Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorsiland  [details]
Norwegian Nynorsk Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorsiland  [details]
Polish Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editortracz długodziobyUnreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorszlachar  [details]
Romanian Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorferestraşul moţatUnreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorferestraş moţat  [details]
Russian Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorили морской крохальUnreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorДлинноносый крохальUnreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorдлинноносый  [details]
Scottish Gaelic Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorsíolta rua  [details]
Slovenian Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorveliki žagar  [details]
Spanish Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorserreta mediana  [details]
Swedish Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorsmåskrake  [details]
Turkish Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editortarakdişUnreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editortarakdis  [details]
Ukrainian Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorСередній крехUnreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorКрех середній (Крех довгоносий)Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorКрех середній  [details]
Welsh Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorhwyaden frongoch  [details]
Environment marine, fresh
Distribution 
From other sources
Baltic Sea
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorPolish Exclusive Economic Zone [details]
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 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]
(no group)
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorSpanish Exclusive Economic Zone [details]
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorSwedish Exclusive Economic Zone [details]
Links Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Barcode of Life (11 barcodes) 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Biodiversity Heritage Library (1243 publications) 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Dyntaxa 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Encyclopedia of Life 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo GenBank (161 nucleotides; 23 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: 23" (58 cm) [details]

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

Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorReproduction Breeds in North America from Greenland and Baffin Island to southern Alaska and south to New England, southern Ontario, and northern British Columbia. Winters from New Brunswick, the Great Lakes, and Alaska, south to Florida, the Gulf States, and northern Mexico. Nests are close to the ground and are usually near salt water. Eggs are laid from middle June to late July (5-9 young). [details]
ImagesChecked: verified by a taxonomic editor 
Red-breasted Merganser (Mergus serrator)
Red-breasted Merganser...
Red-breasted Merganser (Mergus serrator)
Red-breasted Merganser...
LSID urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:159098
Taxonomic
Edit history
 
Date   action   by
2005-05-27 09:47:05Z  created  Appeltans, Ward
2011-04-08 06:18:06Z  checked  Adriaens, Peter
  
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  Citation: Adriaens, P. (2014). Mergus serrator Linnaeus, 1758. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=159098 on 2014-08-01
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