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Morus capensis   (Lichtenstein, 1823)

Cape gannet

Native range | All suitable habitat | Point map | Year 2100
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Morus capensis   AquaMaps   Data sources: GBIF OBIS
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Classification Common names | Synonyms | CoL | ITIS | WoRMS

Aves | Ciconiiformes | Sulidae

Main reference References | Biblio | Coordinator | Collaborators

SAUP Database. 2006. (Ref. 356)

Size / Weight / Age

Max length : 85.0 cm TL male/unsexed; (Ref. 84934); max. published weight: 2.7 kg (Ref. 356)

Environment

Others

Climate / Range

Tropical

Distribution Countries | FAO areas | Ecosystems | Occurrences | Introductions

Indo-West Pacific, Atlantic Ocean and the Mediterranean.

Short description

Culmen: 9.25 cm; wing: 47.85 cm.

Biology     Glossary (e.g. epibenthic)

Plunge diving; continental shelf; <160km (Ref. 356).

IUCN Red List Status (Ref. 114614)

  Vulnerable (VU) (A2acde+3cde+4acde; B2ab(iii,iv,v))

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

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