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

Larus argentatus Pontoppidan, 1763

Rank: Species
Taxon Status: accepted

Relationships towards this taxon

Genus group names

LarusLinnaeus, 1758accepted genus name

Children

Larus argentatus argentatus Pontoppidan, 1763

Vernaculars (+) (-)

 Bokmål (Norwegian): gråmåke sources: PESI (A Pan-European Species directories Infrastructure) focal points
 Danish: sølvmåge sources: PESI (A Pan-European Species directories Infrastructure) focal points
 English: European herring gull; herring gull sources: Gill, F and D Donsker (Eds). 2011. IOC World Bird Names (version 2.8).;North-West Atlantic Ocean species (NWARMS)
 English-United States: Herring Gull sources: Charles Hussey
 French: goéland argenté 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.
 Gaelic: faoileán scadán sources: PESI (A Pan-European Species directories Infrastructure) focal points
 Galician: Faoileán scadán
 German: Silbermöwe 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: Ασημόγλαρος του Βορρά sources: PESI (A Pan-European Species directories Infrastructure) focal points
 Irish: Faoileán scadán sources: Nash, Roisin (FaEu - Ecological Consultancy Services Ltd (Ecoserve))
 Israel (Hebrew): שחף כספי sources: PESI (A Pan-European Species directories Infrastructure) focal points
 Italian: gabbiano reale nordico sources: PESI (A Pan-European Species directories Infrastructure) focal points
 Lithuanian: sidabrinis kiras sources: PESI (A Pan-European Species directories Infrastructure) focal points
 Norwegian: gråmåke sources: PESI (A Pan-European Species directories Infrastructure) focal points
 Norwegian Bokmål: gråmåke sources: Den danske atlas 1 p. 622
 Norwegian Nynorsk: gråmåse sources: Den danske atlas 1 p. 622
 Nynorsk (Norwegian): gråmåse sources: PESI (A Pan-European Species directories Infrastructure) focal points
 Russian: серебристая чайка sources: PESI (A Pan-European Species directories Infrastructure) focal points
 Slovenian: srebrni galeb sources: PESI (A Pan-European Species directories Infrastructure) focal points
 Spanish, Castillian: gaviota argéntea europea sources: PESI (A Pan-European Species directories Infrastructure) focal points
 Swedish: gråtrut sources: PESI (A Pan-European Species directories Infrastructure) focal points
 Turkish: kuzey gumus marti sources: PESI (A Pan-European Species directories Infrastructure) focal points
 Ukrainian: Мартин сріблястий; Сріблястий мартин sources: PESI (A Pan-European Species directories Infrastructure) focal points
 Welsh: gwylan y penwaig

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

basis of record

Urban, E.K., C.H. Fry & S. Keith (1986). The Birds of Africa, Volume II. Academic Press, London.

additional source

Field Guide to Birds of North America 1983

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

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

Gallardo, J. C., V. Macías, and E. Velarde. 2009. Birds (Vertebrata: Aves) of the Gulf of Mexico, Pp. 1321–1342 in Felder, D.L. and D.K. Camp (eds.), Gulf of Mexico–Origins, Waters, and Biota. Biodiversity. Texas A&M Press, College Station, Texas.

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

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 Marine Life Information Network - UK
Link To GBIF
Link To GBIF

Citation

Adriaens, P. (2012). Larus argentatus Pontoppidan, 1763. 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:137138

Drs Cees Roselaar. Larus argentatus Pontoppidan, 1763. Accessed through: Fauna Europaea at http://www.faunaeur.org/full_results.php?id=96938

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Occurrence

 Present  Absent  Doubtful  Native  Introduced  Naturalised  Invasive  Managed  No data

Environment


marine

Importance

EU Birds Directive:
Annex II/B 2009This species may be hunted under national legislation, as long as it does not jeopardise conservation efforts in their distribution area, and only in the Member States in respect of which they are indicated in the Directive, according to Annex II/B of the EU Bird Directive 2009/147/EC.
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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