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Stercorarius pomarinus   (Temminck, 1815)

pomarine jaeger

Native range | All suitable habitat | Point map | Year 2100
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Stercorarius pomarinus   AquaMaps   Data sources: GBIF OBIS
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Classification / Names Common names | Synonyms | CoL | ITIS | WoRMS

Aves | Charadriiformes | Stercorariidae

Environment / Climate / Range Ecology

Others.  Tropical

Distribution Countries | FAO areas | Ecosystems | Occurrences | Introductions

Indo-West Pacific and Western Atlantic.

Length at first maturity / Size / Weight / Age

Maturity: Lm ?  range ? - ? cm Max length : 78.0 cm TL male/unsexed; (Ref. 8812); max. published weight: 694.00 g (Ref. 356)

Short description Morphology

Culmen: 6.35 cm; tarsus: 5.29 cm; wing: 35.56 cm.

Biology     Glossary (e.g. epibenthic)

Total Length: 65 to 78 cm; Wingspan: 17 to 20 cm (Ref. 8812). Length: 56 cm; Wingspan: 124 cm in Ref. 91362. Found in the high Arctic, with a close affinity with ice (Ref. 356). Nests in tundras; usual clutch size, 2 eggs (Ref. 97149). A coastal kleptoparasite. Exhibits dipping and plunging behavior (Ref. 356). Known to prey on Brown Lemming (Ref. 97149).

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

Main reference References | Coordinator | Collaborators

Harrison, P. 1983. (Ref. 8812)

IUCN Red List Status (Ref. 115185)

CITES status (Ref. 108899)

Not Evaluated

Threat to humans

Human uses


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Estimates of some properties based on models

Preferred temperature (Ref. 115969): 5.2 - 29, mean 25.3 (based on 7586 cells).
Vulnerability (Ref. 71543)
Moderate to high vulnerability (51 of 100)
Price category (Ref. 80766)