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

Stercorarius pomarinus (Temminck, 1815)

Rank: Species
Taxon Status: accepted

Original genus

Lestris

Relationships towards this taxon

Genus group names

StercorariusBrisson, 1760accepted genus name

Species group names

Lestris pomarinus Temminck, 1815 objective synonym

Vernaculars (+) (-)

 Bokmål (Norwegian): polarjo sources: PESI (A Pan-European Species directories Infrastructure) focal points
 Bulgarian: Голям морелетник sources: PESI (A Pan-European Species directories Infrastructure) focal points
 Danish: mellemkjove sources: PESI (A Pan-European Species directories Infrastructure) focal points
 Dutch: middelste jager 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: pomarine jaeger; pomarine skua; pomathorine skua sources: North-West Atlantic Ocean species (NWARMS);UNESCO-IOC Register of Marine Organisms;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: Pomarine Skua sources: Charles Hussey
 French: labbe pomarin; stercoraire pomarin 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.;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
 Gaelic: meirleach pomairíneach sources: PESI (A Pan-European Species directories Infrastructure) focal points
 Galician: Meirleach pomairíneach
 German: mittlere Raubmöwe; Spatelraubmöwe 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;PESI (A Pan-European Species directories Infrastructure) focal points
 Greek: Γαλαζόραμφος ληστόγλαρος sources: PESI (A Pan-European Species directories Infrastructure) focal points
 Irish: Meirleach pomairíneach sources: Nash, Roisin (FaEu - Ecological Consultancy Services Ltd (Ecoserve))
 Israel (Hebrew): חמסן רחב-אברה sources: PESI (A Pan-European Species directories Infrastructure) focal points
 Lithuanian: bukauodegis plėšikas sources: PESI (A Pan-European Species directories Infrastructure) focal points
 Norwegian Bokmål: polarjo sources: Man. Orn. ed. 1 [1814] p. 514
 Norwegian Nynorsk: polarjo sources: Man. Orn. ed. 1 [1814] p. 514
 Nynorsk (Norwegian): polarjo sources: PESI (A Pan-European Species directories Infrastructure) focal points
 Polish: wydrzyk tęposterny sources: PESI (A Pan-European Species directories Infrastructure) focal points
 Russian: поморник средний sources: PESI (A Pan-European Species directories Infrastructure) focal points
 Slovenian: lopatasta govnačka sources: PESI (A Pan-European Species directories Infrastructure) focal points
 Spanish, Castillian: págalo pomarino sources: PESI (A Pan-European Species directories Infrastructure) focal points
 Swedish: bredstjärtad labb sources: PESI (A Pan-European Species directories Infrastructure) focal points
 Turkish: küt kuyruklu korsan martı sources: PESI (A Pan-European Species directories Infrastructure) focal points
 Ukrainian: Поморник середній; Середній поморник sources: PESI (A Pan-European Species directories Infrastructure) focal points
 Welsh: sgiwen fach

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

Worthy, T. (2009). Aves (Chordata). In: Gordon, D. (Ed.) (2009). New Zealand Inventory of Biodiversity. Volume One: Kingdom Animalia. 584 pp

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

ITIS database

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

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

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Citation

Adriaens, P. (2012). Stercorarius pomarinus (Temminck, 1815). 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:137173

Drs Cees Roselaar. Stercorarius pomarinus (Temminck, 1815). Accessed through: Fauna Europaea at http://www.faunaeur.org/full_results.php?id=96917

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Occurrence

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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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