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Eudyptula minor   (Forster, 1781)

blue 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 : 40.0 cm TL male/unsexed; (Ref. 91362); max. published weight: 2.1 kg (Ref. 356)

Environment
Others

Climate / Range
Subtropical

Distribution
Indo-West Pacific: Australia and New Zealand. Subtropical to temperate.
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Biology     Glossary (e.g. epibenthic)

This is a gregarious species that nests in burrows, hollows under bushes or rocks, and is observed to return to land during dusk (Ref. 91362). It is observed to be nocturnal on land (Ref. 84934). Pursuit diving (Ref. 91362).

IUCN Red List Status (Ref. 114614)

CITES status (Ref. 94142)

Not Evaluated

Threat to humans




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References
Mass conversion

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Estimation of some characteristics with mathematical models

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