Fratercula cirrhata   (Pallas, 1769)

tufted puffin

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Classification / Names Common names | Synonyms | CoL | ITIS | WoRMS

Aves | Charadriiformes | Alcidae

Environment / Climate / Range Ecology

Others.  Subtropical

Distribution Countries | FAO areas | Ecosystems | Occurrences | Introductions

Pacific Ocean. Subtropical to Boreal.

Length at first maturity / Size / Weight / Age

Maturity: Lm ?  range ? - ? cmmax. published weight: 779.00 g (Ref. 356)

Short description Morphology

Culmen: 5.84 cm; tarsus: 3.61 cm; wing: 20.055 cm.

Biology     Glossary (e.g. epibenthic)

Plunge diver; continental shelf; <100 km (Ref. 356). Semi-precocial mode of development. Ground nesting species; in burrows. When spotting a threat, adults give out alarm calls to warn chicks who respond by moving to a nearby hiding place. Displays "group flight" behavior. Vulnerable to oil pollution as a piscivore; saw 50% decline in population from 1989 in Prince William Sound after the Exxon Valdez oil spill (Ref. 87784).

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

Main reference References | Coordinator | Collaborators

Gjerdrum, C. 2004. (Ref. 80101)

IUCN Red List Status (Ref. 115185)

CITES status (Ref. 108899)

Not Evaluated

Threat to humans

Human uses


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Mass conversion

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Estimates of some properties based on models

Price category (Ref. 80766)
Unknown