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

Larus canus Linnaeus, 1758

Rank: Species
Taxon Status: accepted

Relationships towards this taxon

Genus group names

LarusLinnaeus, 1758accepted genus name

Children

Larus canus heinei (Homeyer)

Vernaculars (+) (-)

 Albanian: pulëbardha e përhimtë sources: Dhora, DH. 2008. Fjalor i emrave të kafshëve të Shqipërisë (Emri shkencor – Shqip – Anglisht) / Dictionary of animal names of Albania (Scientific names – Albanian – English). Camaj – Pipa. Shkodër, Albania. pp. 288.
 Bokmål (Norwegian): fiskemåke sources: PESI (A Pan-European Species directories Infrastructure) focal points
 Bulgarian: Чайка буревестница sources: PESI (A Pan-European Species directories Infrastructure) focal points
 Danish: stormmåge sources: PESI (A Pan-European Species directories Infrastructure) focal points
 Dutch: stormmeeuw 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: common gull; mew gull; ommon Gull 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.;UNESCO-IOC Register of Marine Organisms;PESI (A Pan-European Species directories Infrastructure) focal points
 English-United States: Common Gull; Mew Gull; ommon Gull sources: Charles Hussey;African-Eurasian Waterbird Agreement
 French: goéland cendré 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 bán sources: PESI (A Pan-European Species directories Infrastructure) focal points
 Galician: Faoileán bán
 German: Sturmmöwe 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: Θυελλόγλαρος sources: PESI (A Pan-European Species directories Infrastructure) focal points
 Irish: Faoileán bán sources: Nash, Roisin (FaEu - Ecological Consultancy Services Ltd (Ecoserve))
 Israel (Hebrew): שחף אפרורי sources: PESI (A Pan-European Species directories Infrastructure) focal points
 Italian: gavina sources: PESI (A Pan-European Species directories Infrastructure) focal points
 Lithuanian: paprastasis kiras sources: PESI (A Pan-European Species directories Infrastructure) focal points
 Norwegian: fiskemåke sources: PESI (A Pan-European Species directories Infrastructure) focal points
 Norwegian Bokmål: fiskemåke sources: Syst. Nat. ed. 10 p. 136
 Norwegian Nynorsk: fiskemåse sources: Syst. Nat. ed. 10 p. 136
 Nynorsk (Norwegian): fiskemåse sources: PESI (A Pan-European Species directories Infrastructure) focal points
 Polish: mewa pospolita sources: PESI (A Pan-European Species directories Infrastructure) focal points
 Romanian: pescăruşul sur sources: PESI (A Pan-European Species directories Infrastructure) focal points
 Russian: сизая чайка sources: PESI (A Pan-European Species directories Infrastructure) focal points
 Slovenian: sivi galeb sources: PESI (A Pan-European Species directories Infrastructure) focal points
 Spanish, Castillian: gaviota cana sources: PESI (A Pan-European Species directories Infrastructure) focal points
 Swedish: fiskmås sources: PESI (A Pan-European Species directories Infrastructure) focal points
 Turkish: kucuk gumus Marti; küçük gümüş martı sources: PESI (A Pan-European Species directories Infrastructure) focal points
 Ukrainian: Мартин сивий; Мартин сизий sources: PESI (A Pan-European Species directories Infrastructure) focal points
 Welsh: gwylan y gweunydd

Literature

original description

Linnaeus, C. (1758). Systema Naturae per regna tria naturae, secundum classes, ordines, genera, species, cum characteribus, differentiis, synonymis, locis. Editio decima, reformata. Laurentius Salvius: Holmiae. ii, 824 pp.

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

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

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.

Genbank

loading

External Links

Link To GBIF
Link To GBIF

Citation

WoRMS (2011). Larus canus 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:137141

Drs Cees Roselaar. Larus canus Linnaeus, 1758. Accessed through: Fauna Europaea at http://www.faunaeur.org/full_results.php?id=96935

Image

loading

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.

Provided by

logo erms

GUID

urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:137141
urn:lsid:faunaeur.org:taxname:96935

Last modified

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

Your feedback

click here

Creative Commons License This work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-Share Alike 3.0 License

Your e-mail address:

Your message: