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Species profile—Ardenna grisea (sooty shearwater)

Classification

Animalia (animals) → Aves (birds) → Procellariidae (Petrels and Shearwaters) → Ardenna grisea (sooty shearwater)

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Species details

Kingdom
Animalia (animals)
Class
Aves (birds)
Family
Procellariidae (Petrels and Shearwaters)
Scientific name
Ardenna grisea (Gmelin, 1789)
Common name
sooty shearwater
Type reference
Gmelin, G.F. (1789). Systema Naturae, & c. Linneai, Caroli. Edito decima tertia, aucta reformata, cura J. F. Gmelin.
WildNet taxon ID
1200
Synonym(s)
Puffinus griseus
Alternate name(s)
New Zealand muttonbird
sombre petrel
ghostbird
Nature Conservation Act 1992 (NCA) status
SL
Back on Track (BoT) status
Low
Conservation significant
Yes
Endemicity
Native
Pest status
Nil
Species environment
Marine & Terrestrial

Other resources

Online Zoological Collections of Australian Museums (OZCAM)
Atlas of Living Australia

Data source

This profile data is sourced from the QLD Wildlife Data API using the Get species by ID function used under CC-By 4.0
https://apps.des.qld.gov.au/species/?op=getspeciesbyid&taxonid=1200

This information is sourced from the WildNet database managed by the Queensland Department of Environment and Science.

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Licence
Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International (CC BY 4.0)
Last updated
23 October 2019
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