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Larus hemprichii   (Bruch, 1853)

sooty gull
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Classification Common names | Synonyms | CoL | ITIS | WoRMS

Aves | Ciconiiformes | Laridae

Main reference References | Biblio | Coordinator | Collaborators

SAUP Database. 2006. (Ref. 356)

Size / Weight / Age

Max length : 47.0 cm TL male/unsexed; (Ref. 8812); max. published weight: 510.00 g (Ref. 356)

Environment

Others

Climate / Range

Tropical

Distribution Countries | FAO areas | Ecosystems | Occurrences | Introductions

Indian Ocean and the Mediterranean.

Biology     Glossary (e.g. epibenthic)

Total Length: 44 to 47 cm (Ref. 8812). A coastal kleptoparasite exhibiting plunge diving (Ref. 356). Common scavenger on beaches, also catches fish at water surface. Raids colonies of seabirds for eggs and chicks (Ref. 801).

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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Estimation of some characteristics with mathematical models

Vulnerability (Ref. 71543)
Moderate vulnerability (37 of 100)
Price category (Ref. 80766)
Unknown