Higher Classification: > Kingdom Animalia > Phylum Chordata > Subphylum Vertebrata > Superclass Gnathostomata > Superclass Tetrapoda > Class Aves > Order Gaviiformes > Family Gaviidae > Genus Gavia

Gavia arctica (Linnaeus, 1758)

Rank: Species
Taxon Status: accepted

Original genus

Colymbus

Relationships towards this taxon

Genus group names

GaviaJ. R. Forster, 1788accepted genus name

Species group names

Colymbus arctica Linnaeus, 1758 objective synonym

Vernaculars (+) (-)

 Albanian: nori gushëzi; norusha 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): storlom sources: PESI (A Pan-European Species directories Infrastructure) focal points
 Bulgarian: Черногуш гмуркач sources: PESI (A Pan-European Species directories Infrastructure) focal points
 Danish: sortstrubet lom sources: PESI (A Pan-European Species directories Infrastructure) focal points
 Dutch: parelduiker 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: black-throated diver; black-throated loon 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.;Gill, F and D Donsker (Eds). 2011. IOC World Bird Names (version 2.8).
 English-United States: Black-throated Diver sources: Charles Hussey
 French: plongeon arctique 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.
 German: Prachttaucher 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: Λαμπροβούτι sources: PESI (A Pan-European Species directories Infrastructure) focal points
 Israel (Hebrew): צוללן שחור-גרון sources: PESI (A Pan-European Species directories Infrastructure) focal points
 Italian: strolaga mezzana sources: PESI (A Pan-European Species directories Infrastructure) focal points
 Lithuanian: juodakaklis naras sources: PESI (A Pan-European Species directories Infrastructure) focal points
 Norwegian: storlom sources: PESI (A Pan-European Species directories Infrastructure) focal points
 Norwegian Bokmål: storlom sources: Syst. Nat. ed. 10 p. 135
 Norwegian Nynorsk: storlom sources: Syst. Nat. ed. 10 p. 135
 Nynorsk (Norwegian): storlom sources: PESI (A Pan-European Species directories Infrastructure) focal points
 Polish: nur czarnoszyi sources: PESI (A Pan-European Species directories Infrastructure) focal points
 Romanian: cufundar polar sources: PESI (A Pan-European Species directories Infrastructure) focal points
 Russian: или полосатая гагара; чернозобая гагара sources: PESI (A Pan-European Species directories Infrastructure) focal points
 Slovenian: polarni slapnik sources: PESI (A Pan-European Species directories Infrastructure) focal points
 Spanish, Castillian: colimbo ártico sources: PESI (A Pan-European Species directories Infrastructure) focal points
 Swedish: storlom sources: PESI (A Pan-European Species directories Infrastructure) focal points
 Turkish: karagerdanli dalgic; karagerdanlı dalgıç sources: PESI (A Pan-European Species directories Infrastructure) focal points
 Ukrainian: Гагара чорношия sources: PESI (A Pan-European Species directories Infrastructure) focal points
 Welsh: trochydd gyddfddu

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

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

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.

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External Links

Link To GBIF
Link To GBIF

Citation

WoRMS (2011). Gavia 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:137186

Drs Cees Roselaar. Gavia arctica (Linnaeus, 1758). Accessed through: Fauna Europaea at http://www.faunaeur.org/full_results.php?id=96567

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Occurrence

 Present  Absent  Doubtful  Native  Introduced  Naturalised  Invasive  Managed  No data

Environment


marine

Importance

EU Birds Directive:
Annex I 2009This species is the subject of special conservation measures concerning their habitat in order to ensure their survival and reproduction in their area of distribution, according to Annex I 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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