Higher Classification: > Kingdom Animalia > Phylum Chordata > Subphylum Vertebrata > Superclass Gnathostomata > Superclass Tetrapoda > Class Aves > Order Procellariiformes > Family Procellariidae > Genus Puffinus

Puffinus gravis (O'Reilly, 1818)

Rank: Species
Taxon Status: accepted

Original genus

Procellaria

Relationships towards this taxon

Genus group names

PuffinusBrisson, 1760accepted genus name

Species group names

Procellaria gravis O'Reilly, 1818 objective synonym

Vernaculars (+) (-)

 Bokmål (Norwegian): storlire sources: PESI (A Pan-European Species directories Infrastructure) focal points
 Danish: storskråpe sources: PESI (A Pan-European Species directories Infrastructure) focal points
 Dutch: grote pijlstormvogel 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: great shearwater; greater shearwater sources: Woehler E.J. (compiler) 2006. Species list prepared for SCAR/IUCN/BirdLife International Workshop on Antarctic Regional Seabird Populations, March 2005, Cambridge, UK.;North-West Atlantic Ocean species (NWARMS)
 English-United States: Great Shearwater sources: Charles Hussey
 French: puffin majeur 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.
 German: großer Sturmtaucher sources: PESI (A Pan-European Species directories Infrastructure) focal points
 Greek: Καπελόμυχος sources: PESI (A Pan-European Species directories Infrastructure) focal points
 Israel (Hebrew): יסעור לבן-זנב sources: PESI (A Pan-European Species directories Infrastructure) focal points
 Lithuanian: didžioji audronaša sources: PESI (A Pan-European Species directories Infrastructure) focal points
 Norwegian Bokmål: storlire sources: Voy. Greenland Adj. Seas p. 140 pl. 12 fig. 1
 Norwegian Nynorsk: storlire sources: Voy. Greenland Adj. Seas p. 140 pl. 12 fig. 1
 Nynorsk (Norwegian): storlire sources: PESI (A Pan-European Species directories Infrastructure) focal points
 Polish: burzyk wielki sources: PESI (A Pan-European Species directories Infrastructure) focal points
 Russian: большой пестробрюхий буревестник sources: PESI (A Pan-European Species directories Infrastructure) focal points
 Slovenian: veliki viharnik sources: PESI (A Pan-European Species directories Infrastructure) focal points
 Spanish, Castillian: pardela capirotada sources: PESI (A Pan-European Species directories Infrastructure) focal points
 Swedish: större lira sources: PESI (A Pan-European Species directories Infrastructure) focal points
 Turkish: büyük yelkovan kuşu sources: PESI (A Pan-European Species directories Infrastructure) focal points
 Ukrainian: Буревісник великий; Великий буревісник sources: PESI (A Pan-European Species directories Infrastructure) focal points
 Welsh: aderyn drycin mawr

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

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

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.

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

Link To GBIF
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Citation

Adriaens, P. (2011). Puffinus gravis (O'Reilly, 1818). 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:137201

Drs Cees Roselaar. Puffinus gravis (O'Reilly, 1818). Accessed through: Fauna Europaea at http://www.faunaeur.org/full_results.php?id=96590

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Occurrence

 Present  Absent  Doubtful  Native  Introduced  Naturalised  Invasive  Managed  No data

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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