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Pelecanus onocrotalus   Linnaeus, 1758

great white pelican

Native range | All suitable habitat | Point map | Year 2100
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Pelecanus onocrotalus   AquaMaps   Data sources: GBIF OBIS
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Classification / Names Common names | Synonyms | CoL | ITIS | WoRMS

Aves | Ciconiiformes | Pelecanidae

Environment / Climate / Range

Others.  Subtropical

Distribution Countries | FAO areas | Ecosystems | Occurrences | Introductions

Indo-West Pacific, Eastern Atlantic and the Mediterranean.

Length at first maturity / Size / Weight / Age

Maturity: Lm ?  range ? - ? cm Max length : 175 cm TL male/unsexed; (Ref. 8812); max. published weight: 9.0 kg (Ref. 356)

Biology     Glossary (e.g. epibenthic)

Total Length: 140 to 175 cm; Wingspan: 270 to 360 cm (Ref. 8812). Surface seizing; coastal (Ref. 356).

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

Main reference References | Coordinator | Collaborators

Lepage, D. 2007. (Ref. 7816)

Short description Morphology

Culmen: 3.30.2 cm; tarsus: 10.16 cm; wing: 60.96 cm.

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): 14.5 - 28.6, mean 23.5 (based on 1790 cells; Ref. 115970).
Vulnerability (Ref. 71543)
Very high vulnerability (90 of 100)
Price category (Ref. 80766)
Unknown