WoRMS taxon details

Anhinga Brisson, 1760

206825  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:206825)

accepted
Genus
Description Size: large. Resemble cormorants but slimmer. Head small; bill long, slender, pointed bill without hook; neck long and...  
Description Size: large. Resemble cormorants but slimmer. Head small; bill long, slender, pointed bill without hook; neck long and slender forming an S-curve; tail long and strongly graduated; wings long and broad. Remain submerged in water for long periods. Expert divers and swimmers. [details]
WoRMS (2018). Anhinga Brisson, 1760. Accessed at: http://marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=206825 on 2018-04-22
Date
action
by
1998-08-22 05:35:27Z
created
Depew, Lorna
1998-09-25 09:27:15Z
changed
2006-09-05 08:30:55Z
changed
Martinez, Olga

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basis of record Brown, L.H., E.K. Urban & K. Newman (1982). The Birds of Africa, Volume I. Academic Press, London. [details]   

additional source Nomenclator Zoologicus Online. , available online at http://uio.mbl.edu/NomenclatorZoologicus/ [details]   
From other sources
Description Size: large. Resemble cormorants but slimmer. Head small; bill long, slender, pointed bill without hook; neck long and slender forming an S-curve; tail long and strongly graduated; wings long and broad. Remain submerged in water for long periods. Expert divers and swimmers. [details]