WoRMS taxon details

Branta canadensis (Linnaeus, 1758)

159176  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:159176)

accepted
Species
marine, fresh
Distribution North America; Oceania  
Distribution North America; Oceania [details]
WoRMS (2018). Branta canadensis (Linnaeus, 1758). Accessed at: http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=159176 on 2018-02-21
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2005-05-27 09:47:05Z
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2011-04-08 06:18:06Z
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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]   

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. Huntsman Marine Laboratory, St. Andrews, N.B. 68: p. [details]   

additional source Peterson, R.T.; Peterson, V.M. (2002). A field guide to the birds of eastern and central North America. Fifth Edition. Peterson Field Guide Series. Houghton Mifflin Company. New York. 427 p. [details]   

additional source Dyntaxa. (2013). Swedish Taxonomic Database. Accessed at www.dyntaxa.se [15-01-2013]., available online at http://www.dyntaxa.se [details]   

additional source Squires, H.J. 1990. Decapod Crustacea of the Atlantic coast of Canada. Canadian Bulletin of Fisheries and Aquatic Sciences 221. 532 p. [details]   

additional source Vanner, M. 2003. The encyclopedia of North American birds. Paragon Publishing. Bath. 383 p. [details]   

additional source King, C.M.; Roberts, C.D.; Bell, B.D.; Fordyce, R.E.; Nicoll, R.S.; Worthy, T.H.; Paulin, C.D.; Hitchmough, R.A.; Keyes, I.W.; Baker, A.N.; Stewart, A.L.; Hiller, N.; McDowall, R.M.; Holdaway, R.N.; McPhee, R.P.; Schwarzhans, W.W.; Tennyson, A.J.D.; Rust, S.; Macadie, I. (2009). Phylum Chordata: lancelets, fishes, amphibians, reptiles, birds, mammals, in: Gordon, D.P. (Ed.) (2009). New Zealand inventory of biodiversity: 1. Kingdom Animalia: Radiata, Lophotrochozoa, Deuterostomia. pp. 431-554. [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]   

context source (Introduced species) Katsanevakis, S.; Bogucarskis, K.; Gatto, F.; Vandekerkhove, J.; Deriu, I.; Cardoso A.S. (2012). Building the European Alien Species Information Network (EASIN): a novel approach for the exploration of distributed alien species data. BioInvasions Records. 1: 235-245., available online at http://easin.jrc.ec.europa.eu [details]  Available for editors  PDF available [request] 

context source (Schelde) Maris, T.; Beauchard, O.; Van Damme, S.; Van den Bergh, E.; Wijnhoven, S.; Meire, P. (2013). Referentiematrices en Ecotoopoppervlaktes Annex bij de Evaluatiemethodiek Schelde-estuarium Studie naar “Ecotoopoppervlaktes en intactness index”. Monitor Taskforce Publication Series, 2013-01. NIOZ: Yerseke. 35 pp. (look up in IMIS[details]   
 
 Present  Inaccurate  Introduced: alien 
 

From regional or thematic species database
Introduced species vector dispersal in United Kingdom (Nation) : Fisheries: deliberate translocations of fish or shellfish to establish or support fishery [details]

From other sources
Diet variety of grasses, wheat, beans, rice and corn and aquatic plants [details]

Dimensions Length: 25"-45" (64 cm-114 cm) [details]

Distribution North America; Oceania [details]

Habitat swamps, marshes, meadows, lakes and shorelines [details]

Reproduction Breeds from Baffin Island to Alaska and south to Newfoundland, rarely Maine and Massachusetts, Kansas, and northern California. Breed in open or forested areas near water. Winters from southern Canada to the Gulf States and Mexico.  [details]
 

LanguageName 
Danish Canadagås  [details]
Dutch grote Canadese gans  [details]
English Canada goose  [details]
German Kanadagans  [details]
Hebrew ברנטה  [details]
Italian oca del Canada  [details]
Lithuanian Kanadinė berniklė  [details]
Modern Greek (1453-) Καναδική χήνα  [details]
Norwegian Kanadagås  [details]
Norwegian Bokmål Kanadagås  [details]
Norwegian Nynorsk Kanadagås  [details]
Polish bernikla kanadyjska  [details]
Russian канадская казарка  [details]
Slovenian Kanadska gos  [details]
Spanish barnacla Canadiense  [details]
Swedish Kanadagås  [details]
Turkish Kanada kazı  [details]
Ukrainian Канадська казаркаКазарка канадська  [details]
Welsh gwydd Canada  [details]