WoRMS taxon details

Phoebetria fusca (Hilsenberg, 1822)

212632  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:212632)

accepted
Species
marine
Not documented
Description Length: 81-87 cm; wingspan: 204 cm. Colour: Adult: uniformly dark sooty brown with a slightly darker head; bill black with a...  
Description Length: 81-87 cm; wingspan: 204 cm. Colour: Adult: uniformly dark sooty brown with a slightly darker head; bill black with a narrow yellow sulcus on lower mandible, not easily visible; legs and feet pale grey to pinkish; immature similar to adult but no yellow sulcus. Habitat: Open ocean. <388><391><393> [details]
WoRMS (2018). Phoebetria fusca (Hilsenberg, 1822). Accessed at: http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=212632 on 2018-11-14
Date
action
by
1998-07-17 10:53:12Z
created
1998-08-19 10:00:56Z
changed
Depew, Lorna
2011-04-08 06:18:06Z
checked

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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 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]   
 
 Present  Inaccurate  Introduced: alien  Containing type locality 
 

From other sources
Breeding Category Vagrant [details]

Description Length: 81-87 cm; wingspan: 204 cm. Colour: Adult: uniformly dark sooty brown with a slightly darker head; bill black with a narrow yellow sulcus on lower mandible, not easily visible; legs and feet pale grey to pinkish; immature similar to adult but no yellow sulcus. Habitat: Open ocean. <388><391><393> [details]

IUCN Red List Category Endangered [details]
 

LanguageName 
Dutch zwarte albatros  [details]
English sooty albatross  [details]
French albatros brun  [details]
German Ru├čalbatros  [details]