WoRMS taxon details

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

212701

urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:212701

accepted
Species
marine, brackish, fresh
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorDescription Length: 51-60 cm Plumage: generally black with...  
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]
Adriaens, P. (2011). Phalacrocorax africanus (Gmelin, 1789). Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=212701 on 2017-11-20

Date
action
by
1998-07-17 10:53:12Z
created
1998-09-25 09:27:15Z
changed
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]   

source of synonymy  (ofChecked: verified by a taxonomic editorPhalacrocorax coronatus (Wahlberg, 1855)) van der Land, J. (ed). (2008). UNESCO-IOC Register of Marine Organisms (URMO). , available online at http://www.marinespecies.org/urmo/ [details]   
 
 Present  Inaccurate  Introduced: alien 
 

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]
 

Host of
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorHarvardia sandgroundi Baer, 1932 (parasitic: endoparasitic)
LanguageName 
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]