Aves | Ciconiiformes
Lepage, D. 2007. (Ref. 7816)
Size / Weight / Age
Max length : 78.0 cm TL male/unsexed; (Ref. 84934); max. published weight: 850.00 g (Ref. 356)
Climate / Range
Tropical; 39°N - 38°S (Ref. 96995)
Indo-Pacific and Southern Atlantic. Tropical and subtropical.
Culmen: 6.24 cm; tarsus: 2.82 cm; wing: 21.87 cm.
Total Length: 30 to 35 cm; Wingspan: 104 cm (Ref. 8812). Length: 78 cm; Wingspan: 107 cm (Ref. 91362). Found <500 km offshore (Ref. 356). Generally pelagic during non-breeding season. Loosely colonial. Solitary at sea (Ref. 96995). Sometimes trail ships (Ref. 91362). Exhibits deep-diving plunge (Ref. 356). Annual breeding cycle (Ref. 96995).
IUCN Red List Status (Ref. 114614)
CITES status (Ref. 94142)
Threat to humans
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Estimation of some characteristics with mathematical models
Low vulnerability (25 of 100)