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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMelanitta americana (Swainson, 1832) 
AphiaID: 366594

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 editorAnseriformes (Order) > Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorAnatidae (Family) > Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorMelanitta (Genus)
Status accepted
Rank Species
Parent Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorMelanitta Boie, 1822
Synonymised
names
  Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMelanitta nigra americana (Swainson, 1832)
Source  basis of record ITIS database, available online at http://www.itis.gov [details]

Vernacular
Names
 
Language   Name 
Danish Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorAmerikansk sortand  [details]
Dutch Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorAmerikaanse zee-eend  [details]
English Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorblack scoter  [details]
French Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editormacreuse à bec jaune  [details]
German Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorAmerikanische Trauerente  [details]
Swedish Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorAmerikansk sjöorre  [details]
Environment marine
Distribution 
From other sources
North Atlantic Ocean
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorPortuguese Exclusive Economic Zone [from synonym] [view taxon] [details]
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorUnited Kingdom Exclusive Economic Zone [from synonym] [view taxon] [details]
(no group)
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorSpanish Exclusive Economic Zone [from synonym] [view taxon] [details]
Links Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Biodiversity Heritage Library (8 publications) 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo IUCN Red List 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo ITIS
ImageChecked: verified by a taxonomic editor 
Melanitta americana
Melanitta americana
LSID urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:366594
Taxonomic
Edit history
 
Date   action   by
2008-08-21 07:47:15Z  created  Decock, Wim
2011-04-04 12:52:34Z  changed  Adriaens, Peter
  
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  Citation: Adriaens, P. (2014). Melanitta americana (Swainson, 1832). Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=366594 on 2014-04-21
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