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Somateria mollissima   (Linnaeus, 1758)

common eider

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

Aves | Anseriformes | Anatidae

Main reference References | Biblio | Coordinator | Collaborators

SAUP Database. 2006. (Ref. 356)

Size / Weight / Age

max. published weight: 2.1 kg (Ref. 356)

Environment

Others

Climate / Range

Temperate

Distribution Countries | FAO areas | Ecosystems | Occurrences | Introductions

Northern Pacific and Northern Atlantic: UK England.

Short description

Culmen: 5.58 cm; tarsus: 5.35 cm; wing: 30.25 cm.

Biology     Glossary (e.g. epibenthic)

Surface diving; head-dipping; coastal. Winters at sea in northern regions in the North Pacific and North Atlantic (Ref. 356).

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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