Aves | Ciconiiformes
Environment / Climate / Range
Indo-Pacific, Atlantic Ocean and the Arctic.
Length at first maturity / Size / Weight / Age
Maturity: Lm ?  range ? - ? cm Max length : 77.0 cm TL male/unsexed; (Ref. 8812); max. published weight: 1.5 kg (Ref. 356)
Culmen: 8.47 cm; tarsus: 3.5 cm; wing: 40.7 cm.
Total Length: 66 to 77 cm; Wingspan: 91 to 101 cm (Ref. 8812). Wingspan: 152 cm. The smallest booby (Ref. 91362). Found <200 m offshore, over deep waters (Ref. 356). Colonial breeder in trees on marine islands. Gregarious; freely approaches ships, undertaking long foraging trips (Ref. 91362). Exhibits plunge diving (Ref. 356). Maturity at past 2 to 3 years (Ref. 91362).
Life cycle and mating behavior
Maturity | Reproduction | Spawning | Eggs | Fecundity | Larvae
Li, X. 1990. (Ref. 78638)
IUCN Red List Status (Ref. 115185)
CITES status (Ref. 108899)
Threat to humans
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Estimates of some properties based on models
Moderate to high vulnerability (51 of 100)