Aves | Ciconiiformes
Environment / Climate / Range
Indo-Pacific, Atlantic Ocean and the Mediterranean.
Length at first maturity / Size / Weight / Age
Maturity: Lm ?  range ? - ? cm Max length : 92.0 cm TL male/unsexed; (Ref. 8812); max. published weight: 2.1 kg (Ref. 356)
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).
Life cycle and mating behavior
Maturity | Reproduction | Spawning | Eggs | Fecundity | Larvae
Lepage, D. 2007. (Ref. 7816)
IUCN Red List Status (Ref. 115185)
CITES status (Ref. 108899)
Threat to humans
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Estimates of some properties based on models
High vulnerability (57 of 100)