Aves | Ciconiiformes
Lepage, D. 2007. (Ref. 7816)
Size / Weight / Age
Max length : 92.0 cm TL male/unsexed; (Ref. 8812); max. published weight: 2.1 kg (Ref. 356)
Climate / Range
Indo-Pacific, Atlantic Ocean and the Mediterranean.
Culmen: 10.81 cm; tarsus: 6.2 cm; wing: 44.4 cm.
Total Length: 81 to 92 cm; Wingspan: 152 cm (Ref. 8812). Largest and heaviest booby (Ref. 91362). Occupies the continental shelf, <100 km offshore (Ref. 356). Colonial breeder on marine islands. Moderately gregarious at sea. Does not typically trail ships. Prefers to fish in deep waters (Ref. 91362). Exhibits plunge-diving (Ref. 356, 91362).
IUCN Red List Status (Ref. 114614)
CITES status (Ref. 94142)
Threat to humans
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Estimation of some characteristics with mathematical models
High vulnerability (57 of 100)