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Eudyptes schlegeli   Finsch, 1876

royal penguin
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Classification / Names Common names | Synonyms | CoL | ITIS | WoRMS

Aves | Ciconiiformes | Spheniscidae

Environment / Climate / Range Ecology

Others.  Temperate

Distribution Countries | FAO areas | Ecosystems | Occurrences | Introductions

Indo-Pacific: Macquarie Island.

Length at first maturity / Size / Weight / Age

Maturity: Lm ?  range ? - ? cm Max length : 76.0 cm TL male/unsexed; (Ref. 91362); max. published weight: 5.7 kg (Ref. 356)

Short description Morphology

Culmen: 6.21 cm; tarsus: 3.11 cm.

Biology     Glossary (e.g. epibenthic)

Total population is about 1 million pairs. This bird species is known to be slaughtered for its oil, being heavily exploited for 50 years up until 1918. At present, the population has recovered and is now stable (Ref. 84934). This species is gregarious, noisy and aggressive and it is known to breed in large colonies (Ref. 91362). Pursuit diving (Ref. 356).

Life cycle and mating behavior Maturity | Reproduction | Spawning | Eggs | Fecundity | Larvae

Main reference References | Coordinator | Collaborators

Harrison, P. 1987. (Ref. 91362)

IUCN Red List Status (Ref. 115185)

CITES status (Ref. 108899)

Not Evaluated

CMS (Ref. 116361)

Not Evaluated

Threat to humans

Human uses


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Mass conversion

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Estimates of some properties based on models

Price category (Ref. 80766)
Unknown