Higher Classification: > Kingdom Animalia > Phylum Chordata > Subphylum Vertebrata > Superclass Gnathostomata > Superclass Tetrapoda > Class Aves > Order Anseriformes > Family Anatidae > Genus Anser

Anser anser (Linnaeus, 1758)

Rank: Species
Taxon Status: accepted

Original genus

Anas Linnaeus, 1758

Relationships towards this taxon

Genus group names

AnserBrisson, 1760accepted genus name

Species group names

Anas anser Linnaeus, 1758 objective synonym

Vernaculars (+) (-)

 Albanian: pata e egër; pata e vendit; pata kullashe 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): grågås sources: PESI (A Pan-European Species directories Infrastructure) focal points
 Bulgarian: Сива гъска sources: PESI (A Pan-European Species directories Infrastructure) focal points
 Danish: grågås sources: PESI (A Pan-European Species directories Infrastructure) focal points
 Dutch: grauwe gans sources: Provoost, S.; Bonte, D. (Ed.) (2004). Animated dunes: a view of biodiversity at the Flemish coast [Levende duinen: een overzicht van de biodiversiteit aan de Vlaamse kust]. Mededelingen van het Instituut voor Natuurbehoud, 22. Instituut voor Natuurbehoud: Brussel, Belgium. ISBN 90-403-0205-7. 416, ill., appendices pp.
 English: greylag goose sources: PESI (A Pan-European Species directories Infrastructure) focal points
 English-United States: Greylag Goose sources: Charles Hussey
 Gaelic: gé ghlas sources: PESI (A Pan-European Species directories Infrastructure) focal points
 Galician: Gé ghlas
 German: Graugans; Wildgans sources: PESI (A Pan-European Species directories Infrastructure) focal points
 Greek: Σταχτόχηνα sources: PESI (A Pan-European Species directories Infrastructure) focal points
 Irish: Gé ghlas sources: Nash, Roisin (FaEu - Ecological Consultancy Services Ltd (Ecoserve))
 Israel (Hebrew): אווז אפור sources: PESI (A Pan-European Species directories Infrastructure) focal points
 Italian: oca selvatica sources: PESI (A Pan-European Species directories Infrastructure) focal points
 Lithuanian: pilkoji žąsis sources: PESI (A Pan-European Species directories Infrastructure) focal points
 Norwegian: grågås sources: PESI (A Pan-European Species directories Infrastructure) focal points
 Norwegian Bokmål: grågås sources: Syst. Nat. ed. 10 p. 123
 Norwegian Nynorsk: grågås sources: Syst. Nat. ed. 10 p. 123
 Nynorsk (Norwegian): grågås sources: PESI (A Pan-European Species directories Infrastructure) focal points
 Polish: gęgawa; gęś gęgawa sources: PESI (A Pan-European Species directories Infrastructure) focal points
 Romanian: gâsca de vară; gâscă de vară sources: PESI (A Pan-European Species directories Infrastructure) focal points
 Russian: серый гусь sources: PESI (A Pan-European Species directories Infrastructure) focal points
 Slovenian: siva gos sources: PESI (A Pan-European Species directories Infrastructure) focal points
 Spanish, Castillian: ánsar común sources: PESI (A Pan-European Species directories Infrastructure) focal points
 Swedish: grågås sources: PESI (A Pan-European Species directories Infrastructure) focal points
 Turkish: boz kaz sources: PESI (A Pan-European Species directories Infrastructure) focal points
 Ukrainian: Гуска сіра sources: PESI (A Pan-European Species directories Infrastructure) focal points
 Welsh: gwydd wyllt

Literature

basis of record

BODC (2009). Species list from the British Oceanographic Data Centre.

Genbank

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External Links

Link To GBIF
Link To GBIF

Citation

WoRMS (2011). Anser anser (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:416682

Drs Cees Roselaar. Anser anser (Linnaeus, 1758). Accessed through: Fauna Europaea at http://www.faunaeur.org/full_results.php?id=96479

Image

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Occurrence

 Present  Absent  Doubtful  Native  Introduced  Naturalised  Invasive  Managed  No data

Environment


marine

Importance

EU Birds Directive:
Annex II/A 2009This species may be hunted under national legislation and in the geographical sea and land area where this Directive applies, as long as it does not jeopardise conservation efforts in their distribution area, according to Annex II/A of the EU Bird Directive 2009/147/EC.
AnnexIII/B 2009
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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