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Fratercula corniculata   (Naumann, 1821)

horned puffin

Native range | All suitable habitat | Point map | Year 2100
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Fratercula corniculata   AquaMaps   Data sources: GBIF OBIS
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Classification / Names Common names | Synonyms | CoL | ITIS | WoRMS

Aves | Charadriiformes | Alcidae

Environment / Climate / Range

Others.  Subtropical

Distribution Countries | FAO areas | Ecosystems | Occurrences | Introductions

Pacific Ocean and the Arctic. Subtropical to polar.

Length at first maturity / Size / Weight / Age

Maturity: Lm ?  range ? - ? cm Max length : 41.0 cm TL male/unsexed; (Ref. 8812); max. published weight: 619.00 g (Ref. 356)

Biology     Glossary (e.g. epibenthic)

Total Length: 36 to 41 cm; Wingspan: 56 to 58 cm (Ref. 8812). With sperm-storage glands allowing delayed fertilization of ovum (Ref. 87784). Plunge diver; continental shelf; <100 km (Ref. 356). As in all seabirds, copulation takes place ashore and the presence sperm-storage glands allow delayed fertilization of ovum out at sea. Vulnerable to oil spill as a piscivore; saw 50% decline in population from 1989 in Prince William Sound after the Exxon Valdez oil spill (Ref. 87784).

Life cycle and mating behavior Maturity | Reproduction | Spawning | Eggs | Fecundity | Larvae

Main reference References | Coordinator | Collaborators

Harding, A.M.A., J.F. Piatt and K.C. Hamer. 2003. (Ref. 6483)

Short description Morphology

Culmen: 4.83 cm; tarsus: 3.07 cm; wing: 18.97 cm.

IUCN Red List Status (Ref. 114614)

CITES status (Ref. 94142)

Not Evaluated

Threat to humans

Human uses


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Mass conversion

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Estimates of some properties based on models

Preferred temperature (Ref. 115969): 0.2 - 10.2, mean 2.6 (based on 759 cells; Ref. 115970).
Vulnerability (Ref. 71543)
Low to moderate vulnerability (31 of 100)
Price category (Ref. 80766)
Unknown