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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDiomedea chlororhynchos Gmelin, 1789 
AphiaID: 212586

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 editorProcellariiformes (Order) > Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorDiomedeidae (Family) > Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorDiomedea (Genus)
Status Unaccepted: synonym, or anything that is not accepted unaccepted (synonym)
Accepted name  Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorThalassarche chlororhynchos (Gmelin, 1789)
Rank Species
Parent Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorDiomedea Linnaeus, 1758
Sources 
source of synonymy UNESCO-IOC Register of Marine Organisms, available online at http://www.marinespecies.org/urmo/ [details]

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Vernacular
Names
 
Language   Name 
English Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editoryellow-nosed albatross  [details]
Environment marine
Distribution 
From other sources
Mozambique
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorMozambique [details]
South Africa
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorSouth Africa (country) [details]
Links Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Biodiversity Heritage Library (71 publications) 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo ITIS
Note 
From other sources
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorDescription Length: 74–86 cm; wingspan: 178–206 cm. Colour: Adult: head, nape and mantle white with a grey wash; dark brown back and upper surface of wings; under surface of wing white with a wide dark brown leading edge and tip, and very fine dark brown trailing edge; under-parts white; tail feathers dark brown. Bill black with a yellow culmen and pinkish tip; legs and feet bluish with pink webs; immature: like adult except white head and dark bill. Habitat: Open ocean. <388><391><393> [details]
LSID urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:212586
Taxonomic
Edit history
 
Date   action   by
1998-07-17 10:53:12Z  created  Vanden Berghe, Edward
1998-08-19 10:00:56Z  changed  Depew, Lorna
2008-08-25 13:16:56Z  changed  van der Land, Jacob
2011-04-08 06:18:06Z  checked  Adriaens, Peter
  
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  Citation: Adriaens, P. (2014). Diomedea chlororhynchos Gmelin, 1789. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=212586 on 2014-04-19
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