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Vulpes lagopus   (Linnaeus, 1758)

Arctic fox
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Classification / Names Common names | Synonyms | CoL | ITIS | WoRMS

Mammalia | Carnivora | Canidae

Environment / Climate / Range Ecology

Demersal.  Polar

Distribution Countries | FAO areas | Ecosystems | Occurrences | Introductions

Northern Pacific, Northern Atlantic and the Arctic: Vulpes lagopus lagopus: Russia, Kamchatka, Alaska, Labrador, St Matthew, St Lawrence Is, Diomede Island, Greenland, Washington, Canada, North Pole, Bering Sea, Kuril Is; Vulpes lagopus fuliginosus: Greenland, Iceland, Norway, Svalbard, northern Scandinavia; Vulpes lagopus beringensis: Russia; Vulpes lagopus pribilofensis: St Paul Is and St George Island in the Pribilofs (Ref. 1522).

Length at first maturity / Size / Weight / Age

Maturity: Lm ?  range ? - ? cm

Biology     Glossary (e.g. epibenthic)

Found in the arctic tundra. Scavenge polar bears, ringed seal pups, colonial sea birds and their eggs during the summer, during winter and spring marine mammal carrion is their most important food; they also consume fish, and marine invertebrates (Ref. 1522). Found in the arctic tundra. Scavenge polar bears, ringed seal pups, colonial sea birds and their eggs during the summer, during winter and spring marine mammal carrion is their most important food; they also consume fish, and marine invertebrates (Ref. 1522).

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

Main reference References | Coordinator | Collaborators

Rice, D.W. 1998. (Ref. 1522)

IUCN Red List Status (Ref. 115185)

CITES status (Ref. 108899)

Not Evaluated

Threat to humans

Human uses


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Mass conversion

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BHL | BOLD Systems | CISTI | DiscoverLife | FAO(Publication : search) | GenBank (genome, nucleotide) | GloBI | GOBASE | Google Books | Google Scholar | Google | ispecies | PubMed | Scirus | Tree of Life | uBio | uBio RSS | Wikipedia (Go, Search) | Zoological Record

Estimates of some properties based on models

Price category (Ref. 80766)
Unknown