Higher Classification: > Kingdom Animalia > Phylum Chordata > Subphylum Vertebrata > Superclass Gnathostomata > Superclass Tetrapoda > Class Aves > Order Pelecaniformes > Family Phalacrocoracidae > Genus Phalacrocorax

Phalacrocorax carbo (Linnaeus, 1758)

Rank: Species
Taxon Status: accepted

Original genus

Pelecanus Linnaeus, 1758

Relationships towards this taxon

Genus group names

PhalacrocoraxBrisson, 1760accepted genus name

Species group names

Pelecanus carbo Linnaeus, 1758 objective synonym

Children

Phalacrocorax carbo sinensis (Blumenbach, 1798)

Vernaculars (+) (-)

 Albanian: karabullaku i deti; korb uji; vrançi i madh 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): storskarv sources: PESI (A Pan-European Species directories Infrastructure) focal points
 Danish: skarv sources: PESI (A Pan-European Species directories Infrastructure) focal points
 Dutch: aalscholver 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 cormorant; cormorant; great cormorant; long-tailed cormorant sources: Harrison, P. (1985). Seabirds: an identification guide. Revised edition. Christopher Helm Publisher. A & C Black: London, UK. ISBN 0-7136-3510-X. 448 pp.;PESI (A Pan-European Species directories Infrastructure) focal points;North-West Atlantic Ocean species (NWARMS);Brown, L.H., E.K. Urban & K. Newman (1982). The Birds of Africa, Volume I. Academic Press, London.
 English-United States: Cormorant; Great Cormorant sources: Charles Hussey
 French: grand cormoran 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: broigheal sources: PESI (A Pan-European Species directories Infrastructure) focal points
 Galician: Broigheal
 German: Kormoran 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: Ευρωπαϊκός Κορμοράνος sources: PESI (A Pan-European Species directories Infrastructure) focal points
 Irish: Broigheal sources: Nash, Roisin (FaEu - Ecological Consultancy Services Ltd (Ecoserve))
 Israel (Hebrew): קורמורן גדול sources: PESI (A Pan-European Species directories Infrastructure) focal points
 Lithuanian: didysis kormoranas sources: PESI (A Pan-European Species directories Infrastructure) focal points
 Norwegian Bokmål: storskarv sources: Syst. Nat. ed. 10 p. 133
 Norwegian Nynorsk: storskarv sources: Syst. Nat. ed. 10 p. 133
 Nynorsk (Norwegian): storskarv sources: PESI (A Pan-European Species directories Infrastructure) focal points
 Polish: kormoran; Kormoran czarny sources: PESI (A Pan-European Species directories Infrastructure) focal points
 Romanian: cormoranul mare sources: PESI (A Pan-European Species directories Infrastructure) focal points
 Russian: большой баклан sources: PESI (A Pan-European Species directories Infrastructure) focal points
 Slovenian: kormoran sources: PESI (A Pan-European Species directories Infrastructure) focal points
 Spanish, Castillian: cormorán grande sources: PESI (A Pan-European Species directories Infrastructure) focal points
 Swedish: storskarv sources: PESI (A Pan-European Species directories Infrastructure) focal points
 Turkish: karabatak sources: PESI (A Pan-European Species directories Infrastructure) focal points
 Ukrainian: Баклан великий; Великий баклан sources: PESI (A Pan-European Species directories Infrastructure) focal points
 Welsh: mulfran

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

Brown, L.H., E.K. Urban & K. Newman (1982). The Birds of Africa, Volume I. 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

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.

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

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

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.

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External Links

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Citation

Adriaens, P. (2012). Phalacrocorax carbo (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:137179

Drs Cees Roselaar. Phalacrocorax carbo (Linnaeus, 1758). Accessed through: Fauna Europaea at http://www.faunaeur.org/full_results.php?id=96618

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Occurrence

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Environment


marine, brackish, fresh

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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