WoRMS taxon details

Sula sula (Linnaeus, 1766)

212596  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:212596)

accepted
Species
marine
Not documented
Description Length: 66-77 cm. Colour: adult variable either white with pale yellow head and black flight feathers and black platch on...  
Description Length: 66-77 cm. Colour: adult variable either white with pale yellow head and black flight feathers and black platch on underside of carpal area, white with brown back and upper wing-surface, or brown with white rump belly and tail; the species almost always has white tail; legs red; bill and facial skin bluish-grey; immature entirely dark brown with a blackish bill. Habitat: adults sedentary around home islands; immatures range widely in tropical seas. (<313><316>) [details]

Distribution circum-(sub)tropical  
Distribution circum-(sub)tropical [details]
WoRMS (2018). Sula sula (Linnaeus, 1766). Accessed at: http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=212596 on 2018-10-20
Date
action
by
1998-07-11 06:36:40Z
created
Depew, Lorna
1998-09-24 10:09:33Z
changed
2011-04-08 06:18:06Z
checked

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context source (HKRMS) Hong Kong Offshore Wind Farm in SoutheasternWaters. EIA report. [details]   

context source (RAS) Australian Antarctic Data Centre. , available online at https://data.aad.gov.au/aadc/biodiversity/ [details]   

basis of record Brown, L.H., E.K. Urban & K. Newman (1982). The Birds of Africa, Volume I. Academic Press, London. [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 Liu J.Y. [Ruiyu] (ed.). (2008). Checklist of marine biota of China seas. <em>China Science Press.</em> 1267 pp. (look up in IMIS[details]  Available for editors  PDF available [request] 
 
 Present  Inaccurate  Introduced: alien  Containing type locality 
 

From other sources
Description Length: 66-77 cm. Colour: adult variable either white with pale yellow head and black flight feathers and black platch on underside of carpal area, white with brown back and upper wing-surface, or brown with white rump belly and tail; the species almost always has white tail; legs red; bill and facial skin bluish-grey; immature entirely dark brown with a blackish bill. Habitat: adults sedentary around home islands; immatures range widely in tropical seas. (<313><316>) [details]

Distribution circum-(sub)tropical [details]
 

LanguageName 
Dutch roodpootgent  [details]
English red-footed booby  [details]
French fou à pieds rouges  [details]
German Rotfußtölpel  [details]
Japanese アカアシカツオドリ  [details]