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Species profile—Anas superciliosa (Pacific black duck)


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Species details

Animalia (animals)
Aves (birds)
Anatidae (geese, swans and ducks)
Scientific name
Anas superciliosa Gmelin, 1789
Common name
Pacific black duck
Type reference
Gmelin, G.F. (1789). Systema Naturae, & c. Linneai, Caroli. Edito decima tertia, aucta reformata, cura J. F. Gmelin.
WildNet taxon ID
Alternate name(s)
black duck
wild duck
Nature Conservation Act 1992 (NCA) status
Least concern
Back on Track (BoT) status
Conservation significant
Wetland status
Wetland Indicator Species
Pest status
Agricultural Pest
Species environment
Aquatic & 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

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

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Last updated
23 October 2019
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