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Phaethon aethereus   (Linnaeus, 1758)

red-billed tropicbird

Native range | All suitable habitat | Point map | Year 2100
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Classification / Names Common names | Synonyms | CoL | ITIS | WoRMS

Aves | Ciconiiformes | Phaethontidae

Environment / Climate / Range Ecology

Others.  Tropical

Distribution Countries | FAO areas | Ecosystems | Occurrences | Introductions

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

Length at first maturity / Size / Weight / Age

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

Short description Morphology

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).

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

Main reference References | Coordinator | Collaborators

Lepage, D. 2007. (Ref. 7816)

IUCN Red List Status (Ref. 115185)

CITES status (Ref. 108899)

Not Evaluated

Threat to humans

Human uses


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Mass conversion

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BHL | BOLD Systems | CISTI | DiscoverLife | FAO(Publication : search) | GenBank (genome, nucleotide) | GloBI | GOBASE | Google Books | Google Scholar | Google | ispecies | PubMed | Scirus | Tree of Life | uBio | uBio RSS | Wikipedia (Go, Search) | Zoological Record

Estimates of some properties based on models

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