Advertisement

You can sponsor this page

Stercorarius pomarinus   (Temminck, 1815)

pomarine jaeger

Native range | All suitable habitat | Point map | Year 2100
This map was computer-generated and has not yet been reviewed.
Stercorarius pomarinus   AquaMaps   Data sources: GBIF OBIS
Upload your photos and videos
| All pictures | Google image |
Image of Stercorarius pomarinus (pomarine jaeger)
Picture by FAO

Classification
Aves | Charadriiformes | Stercorariidae
Common names | Synonyms | CoL | ITIS | WoRMS

Main reference
Harrison, P. 1983. (Ref. 8812)
References | Biblio | Coordinator | Collaborators

Size / Weight / Age
Max length : 78.0 cm TL male/unsexed; (Ref. 8812); max. published weight: 694.00 g (Ref. 356)

Environment
Others

Climate / Range
Tropical

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

Short description
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).

IUCN Red List Status (Ref. 114614)

CITES status (Ref. 94142)

Not Evaluated

Threat to humans




Human uses

| FisheriesWiki |

More information

Countries
FAO areas
Ecosystems
Occurrences
Introductions
Stocks
Ecology
Diet
Food items
Common names
Synonyms
Predators
Reproduction
Maturity
Spawning
Eggs
Egg development
Age/Size
Growth
Length-weight
Length-length
Morphology
Larvae
Abundance
References
Mass conversion

Internet sources
BHL | BOLD Systems | Check for other websites | Check FishWatcher | CISTI | DiscoverLife | FAO(Publication : search) | GenBank (genome, nucleotide) | GOBASE | Google Books | Google Scholar | Google | ispecies | National databases | PubMed | Scirus | FishBase | Tree of Life | uBio | uBio RSS | Wikipedia (Go, Search) | Zoological Record

Estimation of some characteristics with mathematical models

Vulnerability (Ref. 71543)
Moderate to high vulnerability (51 of 100)
Price category (Ref. 80766)