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Eudyptes pachyrhynchus   Gray, 1845

Fiordland penguin
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Classification
Aves | Ciconiiformes | Spheniscidae
Common names | Synonyms | CoL | ITIS | WoRMS

Main reference
Harrison, P. 1987. (Ref. 91362)
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Size / Weight / Age
Max length : 62.0 cm TL male/unsexed; (Ref. 91362); max. published weight: 3.4 kg (Ref. 356)

Environment
Others

Climate / Range
Subtropical

Distribution
Southwest Pacific: New Zealand.
Countries | FAO areas | Ecosystems | Occurrences | Introductions

Short description
Culmen: 4.765 cm; tarsus: 2.385 cm.

Biology     Glossary (e.g. epibenthic)

Total population is about 5,000 to 10,000 pairs, wherein 50 percent are breeding pairs. Mainland colonies are threatened by stoats, rats, and dogs (Ref. 84934). This species is known to be loosely colonial and breeds in temperate rainforests (Ref. 91362), where there is a dense vegetation and caves (Ref. 84934). It lays in winter and rears in spring (Ref. 84934). Pursuit diving (Ref. 356).

IUCN Red List Status (Ref. 114614)

  Vulnerable (VU) (A2be+3bce+4bce; C1+2a(i))

CITES status (Ref. 94142)

Not Evaluated

Threat to humans




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Mass conversion

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Estimation of some characteristics with mathematical models

Vulnerability (Ref. 71543)
Moderate vulnerability (42 of 100)
Price category (Ref. 80766)
Unknown