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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorBranta bernicla (Linnaeus, 1758) 
AphiaID: 159175

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 editorBranta (Genus) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorBranta bernicla (Species)
Status accepted
Rank Species
Parent Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorBranta
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 editorknortegås  [details]
Dutch Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorrotgans  [details]
English Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorBrent gooseUnreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorBrant gooseUnreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorbrantUnreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorbarnacle goose  [details]
French Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorbernachle cravant  [details]
German Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorRingelgans  [details]
Hebrew Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorברנטה  [details]
Italian Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editoroca colombaccio  [details]
Lithuanian Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorpaprastoji berniklė  [details]
Modern Greek (1453-) Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorΔαχτυλιδόχηνα  [details]
Norwegian Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorringgås  [details]
Norwegian Bokmål Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorringgås  [details]
Norwegian Nynorsk Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorringgås  [details]
Polish Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorbernikla obrożna  [details]
Russian Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorчерная казарка  [details]
Scottish Gaelic Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorcadhan  [details]
Slovenian Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorgrivasta gos  [details]
Spanish Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorbarnacla carinegra  [details]
Swedish Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorprutgås  [details]
Turkish Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editoryosun kazıUnreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editoryosun kazi  [details]
Ukrainian Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorЧорна казарка Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorКазарка чорнаUnreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorгусак Брента  [details]
Welsh Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorgwydd ddu  [details]
Environment marine, brackish
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 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]
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]
Links Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Barcode of Life (14 barcodes) 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Biodiversity Heritage Library (665 publications) 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Encyclopedia of Life 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo GenBank (30 nucleotides; 27 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 editorDiet aquatic plants of shallow bays and estuaries; favorite food is marine eelgrass [details]

Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorDimensions Length: 25" (64 cm) [details]

Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorDistribution North America; Oceania [details]

Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorReproduction Breeds on the arctic islands and the northern coast of Canada from Baffin Island to the MacKenzie delta and in northern Alaska. Winters on the Atlantic coast south to North Carolina and on the Pacific to northern Mexico. [details]
ImagesChecked: verified by a taxonomic editor 
Rotgans
Rotgans
Brent Goose (Branta bernicula)
Brent Goose (Branta be...
LSID urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:159175
Taxonomic
Edit history
 
Date   action   by
2005-05-27 09:47:05Z  created  Appeltans, Ward
2010-09-09 08:18:14Z  changed  Appeltans, Ward
2011-04-08 06:18:06Z  checked  Adriaens, Peter
  
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  Citation: Adriaens, P. (2014). Branta bernicla (Linnaeus, 1758). Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=159175 on 2014-12-28
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