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Spheniscus humboldti   Meyen, 1834

Humboldt penguin
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Classification Common names | Synonyms | CoL | ITIS | WoRMS

Aves | Ciconiiformes | Spheniscidae

Main reference References | Biblio | Coordinator | Collaborators

Harrison, P. 1987. (Ref. 91362)

Size / Weight / Age

Max length : 65.0 cm TL male/unsexed; (Ref. 91362); common length : 65.0 cm TL male/unsexed; (Ref. 8812); max. published weight: 4.5 kg (Ref. 356)

Environment

Others

Climate / Range

Subtropical

Distribution Countries | FAO areas | Ecosystems | Occurrences | Introductions

Southeast Pacific: Chile and Peru.

Biology     Glossary (e.g. epibenthic)

This is a gregarious species found in colonies and nests in burrows. Individuals or small groups are found at sea and is known to be less gregarious (Ref. 91362). Pursuit diving (Ref. 356).

IUCN Red List Status (Ref. 114614)

  Vulnerable (VU) (A2bcde+3bcde+4bcde)

CITES status (Ref. 94142)

Threat to humans

Human uses


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Mass conversion

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