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Phaethon aethereus   (Linnaeus, 1758)

red-billed tropicbird

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

Aves | Ciconiiformes | Phaethontidae

Main reference References | Biblio | Coordinator | Collaborators

Lepage, D. 2007. (Ref. 7816)

Size / Weight / Age

Max length : 50.0 cm TL male/unsexed; (Ref. 8812); max. published weight: 700.00 g (Ref. 356)

Environment

Others

Climate / Range

Tropical

Distribution Countries | FAO areas | Ecosystems | Occurrences | Introductions

Indo-Pacific, Atlantic Ocean and the Mediterranean. Tropical and subtropical.

Short description

Culmen: 6.21 cm; tarsus: 2.95 cm; wing: 31.0 cm.

Biology     Glossary (e.g. epibenthic)

Total Length: 46 to 50 cm; Wingspan: 99 to 106 cm (Ref. 8812). Found oversea and at shore (Ref. 83946). Plunge diving; open ocean (Ref. 81748).

IUCN Red List Status (Ref. 114614)

CITES status (Ref. 94142)

Not Evaluated

Threat to humans

Human uses


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Estimation of some characteristics with mathematical models

Vulnerability (Ref. 71543)
Moderate vulnerability (40 of 100)
Price category (Ref. 80766)
Unknown