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Eudyptes chrysocome   (Forster, 1781)

rockhopper penguin
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Classification Common names | Synonyms | CoL | ITIS | WoRMS

Aves | Ciconiiformes | Spheniscidae

Main reference References | Biblio | Coordinator | Collaborators

Cherel, Y., C.-A. Bost, C. Guinet and H. Weimerskirch. 2005. (Ref. 89128)

Size / Weight / Age

Max length : 55.0 cm TL male/unsexed; (Ref. 91362); common length : 55.0 cm TL male/unsexed; (Ref. 8812); max. published weight: 2.8 kg (Ref. 356)

Environment

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Climate / Range

Polar

Distribution Countries | FAO areas | Ecosystems | Occurrences | Introductions

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

Short description

Culmen: 4.255 cm; tarsus: 1.94 cm.

Biology     Glossary (e.g. epibenthic)

This species is gregarious, noisy and quarrelsome, and it is known to breed in huge colonies on steep cliffs (Ref. 91362). Pursuit diving (Ref. 356).

IUCN Red List Status (Ref. 114614)

  Vulnerable (VU) (A2abcde+3bcde+4abcde)

CITES status (Ref. 94142)

Not Evaluated

Threat to humans

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