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Spheniscus mendiculus   Sundevall, 1871

Galapagos penguin
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Classification / Names Common names | Synonyms | CoL | ITIS | WoRMS

Aves | Ciconiiformes | Spheniscidae

Environment / Climate / Range Ecology

Others.  Tropical

Distribution Countries | FAO areas | Ecosystems | Occurrences | Introductions

Southeast Pacific: Endemic to Galapagos Island.

Length at first maturity / Size / Weight / Age

Maturity: Lm ?  range ? - ? cm Max length : 53.0 cm TL male/unsexed; (Ref. 91362); common length : 53.0 cm tl male/unsexed; (Ref. 8812); max. published weight: 2.5 kg (Ref. 356)

Biology     Glossary (e.g. epibenthic)

This is a gregarious species, and colonies are composed of about 40 scattered pairs (Ref. 91362). Pursuit diving (Ref. 356).

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

Main reference References | Coordinator | Collaborators

Harrison, P. 1987. (Ref. 91362)

IUCN Red List Status (Ref. 115185)

  Endangered (EN) (A2bde; B2ab(iii,v)c(iv); C2a(ii)b)

CITES status (Ref. 108899)

Not Evaluated

CMS (Ref. 116361)

Not Evaluated

Threat to humans

Human uses


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References
Mass conversion

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Estimates of some properties based on models

Price category (Ref. 80766)
Unknown