Eudyptes chrysocome — Facts & Information

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Data about <i>Eudyptes chrysocome</i>

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Distribution

Data about <i>Eudyptes chrysocome</i>
range midpoint latitude
Additional detail 49.6 degrees Symonds and Tattersall, 2010  
  • geographic distribution
    A description of the geographic distribution, or range, of the taxon. Includes descriptions of global, regional, or political aspects of range and whether the taxon is native or introduced in portions of the range and endemicity.
    http://rs.tdwg.org/ontology/voc/SPMInfoItems#Distribution
geographic distribution
Additional detail New Zealand Exclusive Economic Zone World Register of Marine Species  
Additional detail South Africa (country) World Register of Marine Species  
Additional detail Southern Ocean World Register of Marine Species  
  • latitude
    The geographic latitude (in decimal degrees, using the spatial reference system given in geodeticDatum) of the geographic center of a Location. Positive values are north of the Equator, negative values are south of it. Legal values lie between -90 and 90, inclusive.
    http://rs.tdwg.org/dwc/terms/decimalLatitude
latitude max
Additional detail -33.8 degrees OBIS Environmental Information  
min Additional detail -65.2 degrees OBIS Environmental Information  
  • longitude
    The geographic longitude (in decimal degrees, using the spatial reference system given in geodeticDatum) of the geographic center of a Location. Positive values are east of the Greenwich Meridian, negative values are west of it. Legal values lie between -180 and 180, inclusive.
    http://rs.tdwg.org/dwc/terms/decimalLongitude
longitude min
Additional detail -75.7 degrees OBIS Environmental Information  
max Additional detail 178.8 degrees OBIS Environmental Information  

Physical Description

Data about <i>Eudyptes chrysocome</i>
body length (VT) average
Additional detail 55 cm Birds Animal Diversity Web  
body mass min
Additional detail 2.0 kg Birds Animal Diversity Web  
mean Additional detail 2.23 kg Symonds and Tattersall, 2010  
average Additional detail 2.5 kg Birds Animal Diversity Web  
max Additional detail 3.0 kg Birds Animal Diversity Web  
dimorphism
Additional detail none Birds Animal Diversity Web  
bill length mean
Additional detail 4.21 cm Symonds and Tattersall, 2010  

Ecology

Data about <i>Eudyptes chrysocome</i>
habitat
Additional detail animal habitation
  • animal habitation
    The dwelling of an animal or group of similar animals.
    http://purl.obolibrary.org/obo/ENVO_00005803
Environments - EOL project  
Additional detail aquarium Environments - EOL project  
Additional detail aquarium Environments - EOL project  
Additional detail aquatic habitat Environments - EOL project  
Additional detail boulder
  • boulder
    A piece of rock with a grain size above 300 millimetres in diameter. Smaller boulders are, at times, referred to as rocks or stones.
    http://purl.obolibrary.org/obo/ENVO_01000243
Environments - EOL project  
Additional detail cliff Environments - EOL project  
Additional detail coast
  • coast
    The general region of indefinite width that extends from the sea inland to the first major change in terrain features.
    http://purl.obolibrary.org/obo/ENVO_00000303
Environments - EOL project  
Additional detail coast
  • coast
    The general region of indefinite width that extends from the sea inland to the first major change in terrain features.
    http://purl.obolibrary.org/obo/ENVO_00000303
Environments - EOL project  
Additional detail grassland
  • grassland
    An area in which grasses (Graminae) are a significant component of the vegetation.
    http://purl.obolibrary.org/obo/ENVO_00000106
Environments - EOL project  
Additional detail ice shelf
  • ice shelf
    A thick, floating platform of ice that forms where a glacier or ice mass flows down to a coastline and onto the ocean surface.
    http://purl.obolibrary.org/obo/ENVO_00000380
Environments - EOL project  
Additional detail island
  • island
    Area of dry or relatively dry land surrounded by water or low wetland.
    http://purl.obolibrary.org/obo/ENVO_00000098
Environments - EOL project  
Additional detail marine biome
  • marine biome
    An aquatic biome that comprises systems of open-ocean and unprotected coastal habitats, characterized by exposure to wave action, tidal fluctuation, and ocean currents as well as systems that largely resemble these. Water in the marine biome is generally within the salinity range of seawater: 30 to 38 ppt.
    http://purl.obolibrary.org/obo/ENVO_00000447
Environments - EOL project  
Additional detail marine habitat
  • marine habitat
    A habitat that is in or on a sea or ocean containing high concentrations of dissolved salts and other total dissolved solids (typically >35 grams dissolved salts per litre).
    http://purl.obolibrary.org/obo/ENVO_00000569
IUCN  
Additional detail ocean
  • ocean
    Continuous saline-water bodies that surround the continents and fill the Earth's great depressions.
    http://purl.obolibrary.org/obo/ENVO_00000015
Environments - EOL project  
Additional detail ocean
  • ocean
    Continuous saline-water bodies that surround the continents and fill the Earth's great depressions.
    http://purl.obolibrary.org/obo/ENVO_00000015
Environments - EOL project  
Additional detail pebble
  • pebble
    A clastic rock with a particle size of 4 to 64 millimeters based on the Krumbein phi scale of sedimentology.
    http://purl.obolibrary.org/obo/ENVO_00002139
Environments - EOL project  
Additional detail plateau
  • plateau
    An elevated and comparatively level expanse of land.
    http://purl.obolibrary.org/obo/ENVO_00000182
Environments - EOL project  
Additional detail saline water Environments - EOL project  
Additional detail savanna
  • savanna
    A grassland of the tropics or subtropics with scattered trees.
    http://purl.obolibrary.org/obo/ENVO_00000261
Environments - EOL project  
Additional detail shoreline
  • shoreline
    The line of contact between a body of water and the land.
    http://purl.obolibrary.org/obo/ENVO_00000486
Environments - EOL project  
Additional detail subtropical Environments - EOL project  
Additional detail temperate Environments - EOL project  
Additional detail terrestrial biome
  • terrestrial biome
    A biome that applies to the terrestrial realm.
    http://purl.obolibrary.org/obo/ENVO_00000446
Environments - EOL project  
Additional detail zoological garden
  • zoological garden
    A facility in which animals are confined within enclosures and displayed to the public, and in which they may also be bred.
    http://purl.obolibrary.org/obo/ENVO_00010625
Environments - EOL project  
feeds on
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Additional detail Todarodes GloBI  
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  • has parasite
    non-mutual relationship between organisms of different species where one organism, the parasite, benefits at the expense of the other, the host.
    http://eol.org/schema/terms/hasParasite
has parasite
Additional detail Austrogoniodes concii GloBI  
Additional detail Austrogoniodes cristati GloBI  
Additional detail Austrogoniodes hamiltoni GloBI  
Additional detail Austrogoniodes macquariensis GloBI  
Additional detail Parapsyllus magellanicus GloBI  
temperature at range midpoint latitude min
Additional detail 4.87 degrees Celsius Symonds and Tattersall, 2010  
water nitrate concentration min
Additional detail 0.45 µmol/L OBIS Environmental Information  
max Additional detail 27.44 µmol/L OBIS Environmental Information  
water temperature min
Additional detail -0.665 degrees Celsius OBIS Environmental Information  
max Additional detail 15.5 degrees Celsius OBIS Environmental Information  
water silicate concentration min
Additional detail 1.05 µmol/L OBIS Environmental Information  
max Additional detail 67.37 µmol/L OBIS Environmental Information  
water phosphate concentration min
Additional detail 0.36 µmol/L OBIS Environmental Information  
max Additional detail 1.99 µmol/L OBIS Environmental Information  
water dissolved O2 concentration min
Additional detail 5.63 mL/L OBIS Environmental Information  
max Additional detail 7.72 mL/L OBIS Environmental Information  
water O2 saturation max
Additional detail 102.16 percent OBIS Environmental Information  
min Additional detail 91.54 percent OBIS Environmental Information  
water salinity min
Additional detail 32.64 PSU OBIS Environmental Information  
max Additional detail 35.27 PSU OBIS Environmental Information  

Conservation

Data about <i>Eudyptes chrysocome</i>
population trend
Additional detail Decreasing IUCN  
conservation status
Additional detail vulnerable
  • vulnerable
    A taxon is Vulnerable when the best available evidence indicates that it meets any of the criteria A to E for Vulnerable, and it is therefore considered to be facing a high risk of extinction in the wild.
    http://eol.org/schema/terms/vulnerable
IUCN  
extinction status
Additional detail extant Cornell Laboratory of Ornithology  
Additional detail extant The Paleobiology Database  

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