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Stercorarius parasiticus   (Linnaeus, 1758)

parasitic jaeger

Native range | All suitable habitat | Point map | Year 2100
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Stercorarius parasiticus   AquaMaps   Data sources: GBIF OBIS
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Classification
Aves | Charadriiformes | Stercorariidae
Common names | Synonyms | CoL | ITIS | WoRMS

Main reference
SAUP Database. 2006. (Ref. 356)
References | Biblio | Coordinator | Collaborators

Size / Weight / Age
Max length : 67.0 cm TL male/unsexed; (Ref. 8812); max. published weight: 465.00 g (Ref. 356)

Environment
Others

Climate / Range
Subtropical

Distribution
Indo-Pacific and Atlantic Ocean.
Countries | FAO areas | Ecosystems | Occurrences | Introductions

Short description
Culmen: 3.2 cm; tarsus: 4.6 cm; wing: 32.0 cm.

Biology     Glossary (e.g. epibenthic)

Total Length: 46 to 67 cm; Wingspan: 96 to 114 cm (Ref. 8812). Length: 45 cm; Wingspan: 117 cm in Ref. 91362. A coastal species, <50 km offshore (Ref. 356). Exhibits plunging behavior. Kleptoparasitic (Ref. 356). Piratical. Breeds singly or in loose colonies (Ref. 91362).

IUCN Red List Status (Ref. 114614)

CITES status (Ref. 94142)

Not Evaluated

Threat to humans




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References
Mass conversion

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Estimation of some characteristics with mathematical models

Vulnerability (Ref. 71543)
Moderate to high vulnerability (47 of 100)
Price category (Ref. 80766)
Unknown