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Eudyptes pachyrhynchus   Gray, 1845

Fiordland penguin
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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 : 62.0 cm TL male/unsexed; (Ref. 91362); max. published weight: 3.4 kg (Ref. 356)

Environment

Others

Climate / Range

Subtropical

Distribution Countries | FAO areas | Ecosystems | Occurrences | Introductions

Southwest Pacific: New Zealand.

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