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Eudyptes chrysolophus   (Brandt, 1837)

macaroni penguin
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Classification
Aves | Ciconiiformes | Spheniscidae
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Main reference
Harrison, P. 1987. (Ref. 91362)
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Size / Weight / Age
Max length : 70.0 cm TL male/unsexed; (Ref. 91362); common length : 70.0 cm TL male/unsexed; (Ref. 8812); max. published weight: 4.6 kg (Ref. 356)

Environment
Others

Climate / Range
Polar

Distribution
Southeast Pacific, Southwest Atlantic and the Antarctic. Temperate to polar.
Countries | FAO areas | Ecosystems | Occurrences | Introductions

Short description
Culmen: 5.77 cm; tarsus: 2.62 cm.

Biology     Glossary (e.g. epibenthic)

Total population is over 11,650,000 pairs, and with an increasing trend (Ref. 84934). This is a gregarious, noisy and aggressive species. It breeds in large colonies but smaller ones may be found in Rockhopper rookeries (Ref. 91362). Pursuit diving (Ref. 356).

IUCN Red List Status (Ref. 114614)

  Vulnerable (VU) (A2bce+3bce+4bce)

CITES status (Ref. 94142)

Not Evaluated

Threat to humans




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