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Histrionicus histrionicus   (Linnaeus, 1758)

harlequin duck

Native range | All suitable habitat | Point map | Year 2100
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Histrionicus histrionicus   AquaMaps   Data sources: GBIF OBIS
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Classification Common names | Synonyms | CoL | ITIS | WoRMS

Aves | Anseriformes | Anatidae

Main reference References | Biblio | Coordinator | Collaborators

SAUP Database. 2006. (Ref. 356)

Size / Weight / Age

Max length : 46.0 cm TL male/unsexed; (Ref. 94965); max. published weight: 622.50 g (Ref. 356)

Environment

Others; brackish

Climate / Range

Polar

Distribution Countries | FAO areas | Ecosystems | Occurrences | Introductions

Northeast Pacific, Northeast Atlantic and the Arctic. Temperate to polar.

Short description

Culmen: 2.555 cm; tarsus: 3.675 cm; wing: 20.15 cm (Ref. 356). Medium-sized duck; male: blue overall; white slashes on shoulder, neck and back; white spots on head and neck; chestnut flanks; female: brown overall; white ear spot (Ref. 94965).

Biology     Glossary (e.g. epibenthic)

Surface diving; dabbling; coastal. Diet: Crabs (mainly Hemigrapsus nudus, Pagurus spp.), gastropods, polychaetes, amphipods, chitons, Mytilus edulis, limpets, barnacles, Clupea pallasi (eggs) and algae (Ref. 3985).

IUCN Red List Status (Ref. 114614)

CITES status (Ref. 94142)

Not Evaluated

Threat to humans

Human uses


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