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Eudyptes schlegeli   Finsch, 1876

royal penguin
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Classification
Aves | Ciconiiformes | Spheniscidae
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Main reference
Harrison, P. 1987. (Ref. 91362)
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Size / Weight / Age
Max length : 76.0 cm TL male/unsexed; (Ref. 91362); max. published weight: 5.7 kg (Ref. 356)

Environment
Others

Climate / Range
Temperate

Distribution
Indo-Pacific: Macquarie Island.
Countries | FAO areas | Ecosystems | Occurrences | Introductions

Short description
Culmen: 6.21 cm; tarsus: 3.11 cm.

Biology     Glossary (e.g. epibenthic)

Total population is about 1 million pairs. This bird species is known to be slaughtered for its oil, being heavily exploited for 50 years up until 1918. At present, the population has recovered and is now stable (Ref. 84934). This species is gregarious, noisy and aggressive and it is known to breed in large colonies (Ref. 91362). Pursuit diving (Ref. 356).

IUCN Red List Status (Ref. 114614)

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

Price category (Ref. 80766)
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