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Larus hyperboreus   Gunnerus, 1767

glaucous gull

Native range | All suitable habitat | Point map | Year 2100
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Larus hyperboreus   AquaMaps   Data sources: GBIF OBIS
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Classification
Aves | Ciconiiformes | Laridae
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Main reference
Lepage, D. 2007. (Ref. 7816)
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Size / Weight / Age
Max length : 77.0 cm TL male/unsexed; (Ref. 8812); max. published weight: 1.4 kg (Ref. 356)

Environment
Others

Climate / Range
Temperate

Distribution
North Pacific Ocean, Arctic Canada, North Atlantic, Pacific Asia.
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Short description
Culmen: 6.26 cm; tarsus: 7.41 cm; wing: 45.9 cm.

Biology     Glossary (e.g. epibenthic)

Total Length: 66 to 77 cm; Wingspan: 132 to 142 cm (Ref. 8812). Coastal; scavenger; kleptoparasitism; (Ref. 356). Prey on cliff-nesting colonial seabirds, usually within a limited area within the whole colony and on locations that are disadvantageous for the colonial birds to defend such as on broad ledges or sloping cliffs. Vulnerable to pollution because of their foraging, prey, or nesting habit near shore, close to industrial or agricultural pollutants (Ref. 87784).

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

Vulnerability (Ref. 71543)
Moderate to high vulnerability (51 of 100)
Price category (Ref. 80766)
Unknown