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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 / Names Common names | Synonyms | CoL | ITIS | WoRMS

Aves | Anseriformes | Anatidae

Environment / Climate / Range

Others; brackish.  Polar

Distribution Countries | FAO areas | Ecosystems | Occurrences | Introductions

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

Length at first maturity / Size / Weight / Age

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

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).

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

Main reference References | Coordinator | Collaborators

SAUP Database. 2006. (Ref. 356)

Short description Morphology

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).

IUCN Red List Status (Ref. 114614)

CITES status (Ref. 94142)

Not Evaluated

Threat to humans

Human uses


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Mass conversion

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Estimates of some properties based on models

Preferred temperature (Ref. 115969): 1.2 - 11.3, mean 6.6 (based on 1201 cells; Ref. 115970).
Price category (Ref. 80766)
Unknown