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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPhalacrocorax africanus (Gmelin, 1789) 
AphiaID: 212701

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 editorPelecaniformes (Order) > Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorPhalacrocoracidae (Family) > Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorPhalacrocorax (Genus)
Status accepted
Rank Species
Parent Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorPhalacrocorax Brisson, 1760
Synonymised
names
  Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPhalacrocorax coronatus (Wahlberg, 1855) (synonym)
Sources  basis of record Brown, L.H., E.K. Urban & K. Newman (1982). The Birds of Africa, Volume I. Academic Press, London. [details]

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Vernacular
Names
 
Language   Name 
Dutch Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorAfrikaanse dwergaalscholver  [details]
English Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorreed cormorantUnreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorlong-tailed cormorantUnreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorcrowned cormorant [from synonym]  [details]
French Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorCormoran africain  [details]
German Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorRiedscharbe  [details]
Environment marine, brackish, fresh
Distribution 
From other sources
Djibouti
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorDjibouti [details]
Eritrea
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorEritrea [details]
Kenya
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorKenya [details]
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]
Tanzania
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTanzania [details]
(no group)
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorAfrica [details]
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorSouth West African Coast [from synonym] [view taxon] [details]
Links Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Biodiversity Heritage Library (148 publications) 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo IUCN Red List 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo ITIS
Notes 
From other sources
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorDescription Length: 51-60 cm Plumage: generally black with a faint greenish gloss; feathers from back to upper tail coverts edged with white; wing coverts and scapulars greyish edged black. Immature with off-white breast and belly. Bare parts: iris red; face yellow to red; bill yellow with black or brown culmen and stripes on mandible; legs and feet black. Habitat: inland waters and coastal lagoons, mangroves, estuaries. <388><391><393> [details]

Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorHabitat mainly inland [details]
LSID urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:212701
Taxonomic
Edit history
 
Date   action   by
1998-07-17 10:53:12Z  created  Vanden Berghe, Edward
1998-09-25 09:27:15Z  changed  Vanden Berghe, Edward
2011-04-08 06:18:06Z  checked  Adriaens, Peter
  
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  Citation: Adriaens, P. (2014). Phalacrocorax africanus (Gmelin, 1789). Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=212701 on 2014-10-02
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