Advertisement

You can sponsor this page

Eudyptes chrysolophus   (Brandt, 1837)

macaroni penguin
Upload your photos and videos
| All pictures | Google image |

No photo available for this species.

Classification Common names | Synonyms | CoL | ITIS | WoRMS

Aves | Ciconiiformes | Spheniscidae

Main reference References | Biblio | Coordinator | Collaborators

Harrison, P. 1987. (Ref. 91362)

Size / Weight / Age

Max length : 70.0 cm TL male/unsexed; (Ref. 91362); common length : 70.0 cm TL male/unsexed; (Ref. 8812); max. published weight: 4.6 kg (Ref. 356)

Environment

Others

Climate / Range

Polar

Distribution Countries | FAO areas | Ecosystems | Occurrences | Introductions

Southeast Pacific, Southwest Atlantic and the Antarctic. Temperate to polar.

Short description

Culmen: 5.77 cm; tarsus: 2.62 cm.

Biology     Glossary (e.g. epibenthic)

Total population is over 11,650,000 pairs, and with an increasing trend (Ref. 84934). This is a gregarious, noisy and aggressive species. It breeds in large colonies but smaller ones may be found in Rockhopper rookeries (Ref. 91362). Pursuit diving (Ref. 356).

IUCN Red List Status (Ref. 114614)

  Vulnerable (VU) (A2bce+3bce+4bce)

CITES status (Ref. 94142)

Not Evaluated

Threat to humans

Human uses


| FisheriesWiki |

More information

Common names
Synonyms
Predators
Reproduction
Maturity
Spawning
Eggs
Egg development
Age/Size
Growth
Length-weight
Length-length
Morphology
Larvae
Abundance
References
Mass conversion

Internet sources

BHL | BOLD Systems | Check for other websites | Check FishWatcher | CISTI | DiscoverLife | FAO(Publication : search) | GenBank (genome, nucleotide) | GOBASE | Google Books | Google Scholar | Google | ispecies | PubMed | Scirus | FishBase | Tree of Life | uBio | uBio RSS | Wikipedia (Go, Search) | Zoological Record

Estimation of some characteristics with mathematical models

Price category (Ref. 80766)
Unknown