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Melanitta perspicillata   (Linnaeus, 1758)

surf scoter

Native range | All suitable habitat | Point map | Year 2100
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Melanitta perspicillata   AquaMaps   Data sources: GBIF OBIS
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Classification
Aves | Anseriformes | Anatidae
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Main reference
SAUP Database. 2006. (Ref. 356)
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Size / Weight / Age
Max length : 54.0 cm TL male/unsexed; (Ref. 94965); max. published weight: 950.00 g (Ref. 356)

Environment
Others; brackish

Climate / Range
Subtropical

Distribution
Eastern Pacific and Western Atlantic: Alaska, Canada and USA. Subtropical to boreal.
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Short description
Culmen: 3.7 cm; wing: 24.4 cm (Ref. 356). Large duck; male: black overall; white forehead, nape and base of bill; orange bill; female: dark brown overall; light cheek (Ref. 94965).

Biology     Glossary (e.g. epibenthic)

Surface diving; coastal. Winters from Alaska to Baja California, Nova Scotia to Florida, Gulf of Mexico (Ref. 356).

IUCN Red List Status (Ref. 114614)

CITES status (Ref. 94142)

Not Evaluated

Threat to humans




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