Higher Classification: > Kingdom Animalia > Phylum Chordata > Subphylum Vertebrata > Superclass Gnathostomata > Superclass Tetrapoda > Class Aves > Order Charadriiformes > Family Alcidae > Genus Fratercula

Fratercula arctica (Linnaeus, 1758)

Rank: Species
Taxon Status: accepted

Original genus

Alca Linnaeus, 1758

Relationships towards this taxon

Genus group names

FraterculaBrisson, 1760accepted genus name

Species group names

Alca arctica Linnaeus, 1758 objective synonym

Vernaculars (+) (-)

 Bokmål (Norwegian): lunde sources: PESI (A Pan-European Species directories Infrastructure) focal points
 Danish: lunde sources: PESI (A Pan-European Species directories Infrastructure) focal points
 Dutch: papegaaiduiker sources: Cattrijsse, A.; Vincx, M. (2001). Biodiversity of the benthos and the avifauna of the Belgian coastal waters: summary of data collected between 1970 and 1998. Sustainable Management of the North Sea. Federal Office for Scientific, Technical and Cultural Affairs: Brussel, Belgium. 48 pp.
 English: Atlantic puffin; puffin; southern puffin sources: North-West Atlantic Ocean species (NWARMS);Jonsson, L. (1993). Vogels van Europa, Noord-Afrika en het Midden-Oosten [Birds of Europe, northern Africa and the Middle East]. Tirion: Baarn, The Netherlands. ISBN 90-5210-187-6. 560 pp.;De Coninck, L. A. P. (1938): Scientific results of Prof. Dr. P. Van Oye's expedition in Iceland. II observations ornithologiques. Biol. Jb. Dodonaea 5: 234-264
 English-United States: Atlantic Puffin; Puffin sources: Charles Hussey
 French: macareux moine sources: Muller, Y. (2004). Faune et flore du littoral du Nord, du Pas-de-Calais et de la Belgique: inventaire. [Coastal fauna and flora of the Nord, Pas-de-Calais and Belgium: inventory]. Commission Régionale de Biologie Région Nord Pas-de-Calais: France. 307 pp.
 Gaelic: puifín sources: PESI (A Pan-European Species directories Infrastructure) focal points
 Galician: Puifín
 German: Papageitaucher sources: Jonsson, L. (1993). Vogels van Europa, Noord-Afrika en het Midden-Oosten [Birds of Europe, northern Africa and the Middle East]. Tirion: Baarn, The Netherlands. ISBN 90-5210-187-6. 560 pp.
 Greek: Φρατέρκουλα της Αρκτικής sources: PESI (A Pan-European Species directories Infrastructure) focal points
 Icelandic: lundi sources: De Coninck, L. A. P. (1938): Scientific results of Prof. Dr. P. Van Oye's expedition in Iceland. II observations ornithologiques. Biol. Jb. Dodonaea 5: 234-264
 Irish: Puifín sources: Nash, Roisin (FaEu - Ecological Consultancy Services Ltd (Ecoserve))
 Lithuanian: mormonas sources: PESI (A Pan-European Species directories Infrastructure) focal points
 Norwegian Bokmål: lunde sources: Syst. Nat. ed. 10 p. 130
 Norwegian Nynorsk: lunde sources: Syst. Nat. ed. 10 p. 130
 Nynorsk (Norwegian): lunde sources: PESI (A Pan-European Species directories Infrastructure) focal points
 Polish: maskonur sources: PESI (A Pan-European Species directories Infrastructure) focal points
 Russian: атлантический тупик sources: PESI (A Pan-European Species directories Infrastructure) focal points
 Slovenian: mormon sources: PESI (A Pan-European Species directories Infrastructure) focal points
 Spanish, Castillian: frailecillo atlántico sources: PESI (A Pan-European Species directories Infrastructure) focal points
 Swedish: lunnefågel sources: PESI (A Pan-European Species directories Infrastructure) focal points
 Turkish: bayağı deniz papağanı sources: PESI (A Pan-European Species directories Infrastructure) focal points
 Ukrainian: Атлантичний тупик; Тупик атлантичний sources: PESI (A Pan-European Species directories Infrastructure) focal points
 Welsh: pal

Literature

basis of record

van der Land, J. (2001). Tetrapoda, in: Costello, M.J. et al. (Ed.) (2001). European register of marine species: a check-list of the marine species in Europe and a bibliography of guides to their identification. Collection Patrimoines Naturels, 50: pp. 375-376

additional source

Grand Manan Whale and Seabird Research Station.

additional source

Peterson, R.T. and V.M. Peterson. 2002. A field guide to the birds of eastern and central North America. Fifth Edition. Peterson Field Guide Series. Houghton Mifflin Company. New York. 427 p.

additional source

Vanner, M. 2003. The encyclopedia of North American birds. Paragon Publishing. Bath. 383 p.

additional source

Squires, H.J. 1990. Decapod Crustacea of the Atlantic coast of Canada. Canadian Bulletin of Fisheries and Aquatic Sciences 221. 532 p.

additional source

Linkletter, L.E. 1977. A checklist of marine fauna and flora of the Bay of Fundy. Huntsman Marine Laboratory, St. Andrews, N.B. 68 p.

additional source

ITIS database

additional source

Cattrijsse, A.; Vincx, M. (2001). Biodiversity of the benthos and the avifauna of the Belgian coastal waters: summary of data collected between 1970 and 1998. Sustainable Management of the North Sea. Federal Office for Scientific, Technical and Cultural Affairs: Brussel, Belgium. 48 pp.

additional source

Banks, R.C., R.W. McDiarmid, and A.L. Gardner. 1987. Checklist of vertebrates of the United States, the U.S. Territories, and Canada. U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Resource Publication No. 166. 79 p.

additional source

Field Guide to Birds of North America 1983

additional source

Muller, Y. (2004). Faune et flore du littoral du Nord, du Pas-de-Calais et de la Belgique: inventaire. [Coastal fauna and flora of the Nord, Pas-de-Calais and Belgium: inventory]. Commission Régionale de Biologie Région Nord Pas-de-Calais: France. 307 pp.

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External Links

Link To GBIF
Link To GBIF

Citation

Adriaens, P. (2011). Fratercula arctica (Linnaeus, 1758). In: Costello, M.J.; Bouchet, P.; Boxshall, G.; Arvantidis, C.; Appeltans, W. (2012) European Register of Marine Species, accessed through PESI at http://www.eu-nomen.eu/portal/taxon.php?GUID=urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:137131

Drs Cees Roselaar. Fratercula arctica (Linnaeus, 1758). Accessed through: Fauna Europaea at http://www.faunaeur.org/full_results.php?id=96991

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Occurrence

 Present  Absent  Doubtful  Native  Introduced  Naturalised  Invasive  Managed  No data

Environment


marine

Importance

IUCN:
Red List status LC 2009This species is least concern and is widespread and abundant according to the red list of the International Union for Conservation of Nature and Natural Resources.

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2011-04-08 by Drs Cees Roselaar & by Peter Adriaens

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