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Daption capense   (Linnaeus, 1758)

Cape petrel
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Classification Common names | Synonyms | CoL | ITIS | WoRMS

Aves | Ciconiiformes | Procellariidae

Main reference References | Biblio | Coordinator | Collaborators

Brooke, M. de L. 1995. (Ref. 5718)

Size / Weight / Age

Max length : 40.0 cm TL male/unsexed; (Ref. 8812); max. published weight: 441.00 g (Ref. 356)

Environment

Others

Climate / Range

Polar

Distribution Countries | FAO areas | Ecosystems | Occurrences | Introductions

Indo-Pacific, Atlantic Ocean, Mediterranean and Antarctic. Subtropical to polar.

Short description

Culmen: 1.58 cm; tarsus: 1.83 cm; wing: 26.0 cm.

Biology     Glossary (e.g. epibenthic)

Total Length: 38 to 40 cm; Wingspan: 81 to 91 cm (Ref. 8812). Circumpolar (Ref. 91362). Found over open-water (Ref. 356). Follows ships. A gregarious species; noisy and quarrelsome when feeding on ship galley waste (Ref. 91362). Exhibits surface-seizing, foot paddling and pattering (Ref. 356). Breeds colonially (Ref. 91362).

IUCN Red List Status (Ref. 114614)

CITES status (Ref. 94142)

Not Evaluated

Threat to humans

Human uses


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Estimation of some characteristics with mathematical models

Vulnerability (Ref. 71543)
Low to moderate vulnerability (30 of 100)
Price category (Ref. 80766)
Unknown