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Red-legged Cormorant Phalacrocorax gaimardi



Family: Phalacrocoracidae (Cormorants)

Authority: (Lesson & Garnot, 1828)

Red List Category

Criteria: A2bde+3bde+4bde;C2a(i)

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Justification of Red List category
This species has a moderately small population which is showing moderately rapid declines owing to mortality in fishing operations and unsustainable exploitation. For these reasons it is classified as Near Threatened.



Population size:

Population trend: Decreasing

Distribution size (breeding/resident): 4,280,000 km2

Country endemic: No

Attributes
Land-mass type - continent
Land-mass type - shelf island
Realm - Neotropical
IUCN Ecosystem -- Marine biome

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2016) Species factsheet: Phalacrocorax gaimardi. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 08/12/2016. Recommended citation for factsheets for more than one species: BirdLife International (2016) IUCN Red List for birds. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 08/12/2016.