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Northern Gannet
Morus bassanus (Linnaeus, 1758)
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Order:
  Pelecaniformes
Family:
  Sulidae
Genus:
  Morus

Scientific:
  Morus bassanus

Citation:
  (Linnaeus, 1758)

Reference:
  Syst.Nat.ed.10 p.133

Protonym:
  Pelecanus Bassanus

Avibase ID:
  534FB490884C6D33

Taxomic Serial Number:
TSN: 174712

Geographic range:

  • Morus bassanus: Breeds n Atlantic coasts; ranges to coastal nw Africa
Source: Clements checklist 2012

English:
  Northern Gannet
Czech:
  terej bílý
German:
  Basstölpel
Danish:
  Sule
Spanish:
  Alcatraz Atlántico
Finnish:
  suula
French:
  Fou de Bassan
Icelandic:
  Súla
Italian:
  Sula
Japanese:
  shirokatsuodori
Japanese:
  シロカツオドリ
Dutch:
  Jan-van-gent
Norwegian:
  Havsule
Polish:
  głuptak
Portuguese:
  Ganso-patola
Russian:
  Северная олуша
Slovak:
  sula biela
Swedish:
  Havssula
Chinese:
  北鲣鸟


Authorities recognizing this taxonomic concept:

African Bird Club Checklist 2004:
   Northern Gannet ( Sula bassana)
African Bird Club Checklist August 2005:
   Northern Gannet ( Sula bassana)
African Bird Club Checklist March 2007:
   Northern Gannet ( Morus bassanus)
African Bird Club Checklist January 2008:
   Northern Gannet ( Morus bassanus)
African Bird Club Checklist May 2009:
   Northern Gannet ( Morus bassanus)
African Bird Club Checklist March 2010:
   Northern Gannet ( Morus bassanus)
American Ornithologists' Union 1st edition (1886):
   Gannet ( Sula bassana)
American Ornithologists' Union 1st edition (incl. 1st suppl.):
   Gannet ( Sula bassana)
American Ornithologists' Union 1st edition (incl. 2nd suppl.):
   Gannet ( Sula bassana)
American Ornithologists' Union 1st edition (incl. 3rd suppl.):
   Gannet ( Sula bassana)
American Ornithologists' Union 1st edition (incl. 4th suppl.):
   Gannet ( Sula bassana)
American Ornithologists' Union 1st edition (incl. 5th suppl.):
   Gannet ( Sula bassana)
American Ornithologists' Union 1st edition (incl. 6th suppl.):
   Gannet ( Sula bassana)
American Ornithologists' Union 1st edition (incl. 7th suppl.):
   Gannet ( Sula bassana)
American Ornithologists' Union 2nd edition (1895):
   Gannet ( Sula bassana)
American Ornithologists' Union 2nd edition (incl. 8th suppl.):
   Gannet ( Sula bassana)
American Ornithologists' Union 2nd edition (incl. 9th suppl.):
   Gannet ( Sula bassana)
American Ornithologists' Union 2nd edition (incl. 10th suppl.):
   Gannet ( Sula bassana)
American Ornithologists' Union 2nd edition (incl. 11th suppl.):
   Gannet ( Sula bassana)
American Ornithologists' Union 2nd edition (incl. 12th suppl.):
   Gannet ( Sula bassana)
American Ornithologists' Union 2nd edition (incl. 13th suppl.):
   Gannet ( Sula bassana)
American Ornithologists' Union 2nd edition (incl. 14th suppl.):
   Gannet ( Sula bassana)
American Ornithologists' Union 2nd edition (incl. 15th suppl.):
   Gannet ( Sula bassana)
American Ornithologists' Union 3rd edition (1910):
   Gannet ( Sula bassana)
American Ornithologists' Union 3rd edition (incl. 16th suppl.):
   Gannet ( Sula bassana)
American Ornithologists' Union 3rd edition (incl. 17th suppl.):
   Gannet ( Moris bassana)
American Ornithologists' Union 3rd edition (incl. 18th suppl.):
   Gannet ( Moris bassana)
American Ornithologists' Union 4th edition (1931):
   Gannet ( Moris bassana)
American Ornithologists' Union 4th edition (incl. 19th suppl.):
   Gannet ( Moris bassana)
American Ornithologists' Union 4th edition (incl. 20th suppl.):
   Gannet ( Moris bassana)
American Ornithologists' Union 4th edition (incl. 21st suppl.):
   Gannet ( Moris bassana)
American Ornithologists' Union 4th edition (incl. 22nd suppl.):
   Gannet ( Morus bassanus)
American Ornithologists' Union 4th edition (incl. 23rd suppl.):
   Gannet ( Morus bassanus)
American Ornithologists' Union 4th edition (incl. 24th suppl.):
   Gannet ( Morus bassanus)
American Ornithologists' Union 4th edition (incl. 25th suppl.):
   Gannet ( Morus bassanus)
American Ornithologists' Union 4th edition (incl. 26th suppl.):
   Gannet ( Morus bassanus)
American Ornithologists' Union 4th edition (incl. 27th suppl.):
   Gannet ( Morus bassanus)
American Ornithologists' Union 4th edition (incl. 28th suppl.):
   Gannet ( Morus bassanus)
American Ornithologists' Union 4th edition (incl. 29th suppl.):
   Gannet ( Morus bassanus)
American Ornithologists' Union 4th edition (incl. 30th suppl.):
   Gannet ( Morus bassanus)
American Ornithologists' Union 4th edition (incl. 31st suppl.):
   Gannet ( Morus bassanus)
American Ornithologists' Union 5th edition (1957):
   Gannet ( Morus bassanus)
American Ornithologists' Union 5th edition (incl. 32nd suppl.):
   Gannet ( Morus bassanus)
American Ornithologists' Union 5th edition (incl. 33rd suppl.):
   Gannet ( Morus bassanus)
American Ornithologists' Union 5th edition (incl. 34th suppl.):
   Northern Gannet ( Sula bassanus)
American Ornithologists' Union 6th edition (1983):
   Northern Gannet ( Sula bassanus)
American Ornithologists' Union 6th edition (incl. 35th suppl.):
   Northern Gannet ( Sula bassanus)
American Ornithologists' Union 6th edition (incl. 36th suppl.):
   Northern Gannet ( Sula bassanus)
American Ornithologists' Union 6th edition (incl. 37th suppl.):
   Northern Gannet ( Morus bassanus)
American Ornithologists' Union 6th edition (incl. 38th suppl.):
   Northern Gannet ( Morus bassanus)
American Ornithologists' Union 6th edition (incl. 39th suppl.):
   Northern Gannet ( Morus bassanus)
American Ornithologists' Union 6th edition (incl. 40th suppl.):
   Northern Gannet ( Morus bassanus)
American Ornithologists' Union 6th edition (incl. 41st suppl.):
   Northern Gannet ( Morus bassanus)
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (1998):
   Northern Gannet ( Morus bassanus)
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 42nd suppl.):
   Northern Gannet ( Morus bassanus)
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 43rd suppl.):
   Northern Gannet ( Morus bassanus)
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 44th suppl.):
   Northern Gannet ( Morus bassanus)
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 45th suppl.):
   Northern Gannet ( Morus bassanus)
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 46th suppl.):
   Northern Gannet ( Morus bassanus)
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 47th suppl.):
   Northern Gannet ( Morus bassanus)
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 48th suppl.):
   Northern Gannet ( Morus bassanus)
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 49th suppl.):
   Northern Gannet ( Morus bassanus)
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 50th suppl.):
   Northern Gannet ( Morus bassanus)
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 51st suppl.):
   Northern Gannet ( Morus bassanus)
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 52nd suppl.):
   Northern Gannet ( Morus bassanus)
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 53rd suppl.):
   Northern Gannet ( Morus bassanus)
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 54th suppl.):
   Northern Gannet ( Morus bassanus)
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 55th suppl.):
   Northern Gannet ( Morus bassanus)
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 56th suppl.):
   Northern Gannet ( Morus bassanus)
Avibase taxonomic concepts (current):
   Northern Gannet ( Morus bassanus)
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 01 (August 2013):
   Northern Gannet ( Morus bassanus)
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 02 (May 2014):
   Northern Gannet ( Morus bassanus)
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 03 (March 2015):
   Northern Gannet ( Morus bassanus)
Birdlife checklist version 00:
   Northern Gannet ( Morus bassanus)
Birdlife checklist version 01:
   Northern Gannet ( Morus bassanus)
Birdlife checklist version 02:
   Northern Gannet ( Morus bassanus)
Birdlife checklist version 03:
   Northern Gannet ( Morus bassanus)
Birdlife checklist version 04:
   Northern Gannet ( Morus bassanus)
Birdlife checklist version 05 (Jun 2012):
   Northern Gannet ( Morus bassanus)
Birdlife checklist version 05.1 (Oct 2012):
   Northern Gannet ( Morus bassanus)
Birdlife checklist version 06 (Nov 2013):
   Northern Gannet ( Morus bassanus)
Birdlife checklist version 06.1 (Feb 2014):
   Northern Gannet ( Morus bassanus)
Birdlife checklist version 07 (Jul 2014):
   Northern Gannet ( Morus bassanus)
British Ornithologists' Union Checklist (7th edition):
   Northern Gannet ( Morus bassanus)
British Ornithologists' Union Checklist (7th edition, incl. Jan 2009 suppl.):
   Gannet ( Morus bassanus)
Commission internationale pour les noms français des oiseaux (1993, révision 2009):
   Fou de Bassan ( Morus bassanus)
Commission internationale pour les noms français des oiseaux (1993):
   Fou de Bassan ( Morus bassanus)
Clements 1st edition:
   Gannet ( Morus bassanus)
Clements 3rd edition:
   Northern Gannet ( Morus bassanus)
Clements 4th edition:
   Northern Gannet ( Morus bassanus)
Clements 5th edition (as published):
   Northern Gannet ( Morus bassanus)
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2000 revisions):
   Northern Gannet ( Morus bassanus)
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2001 revisions):
   Northern Gannet ( Morus bassanus)
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2002 revisions):
   Northern Gannet ( Morus bassanus)
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2003 revisions):
   Northern Gannet ( Morus bassanus)
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2004 revisions):
   Northern Gannet ( Morus bassanus)
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2005 revisions):
   Northern Gannet ( Morus bassanus)
Clements 6th edition:
   Northern Gannet ( Morus bassanus)
Clements 6th edition (incl. 2007 revisions):
   Northern Gannet ( Morus bassanus)
Clements 6th edition (incl. 2008 revisions):
   Northern Gannet ( Morus bassanus)
Clements 6th edition (incl. 2009 revisions):
   Northern Gannet ( Morus bassanus)
Clements 6th edition (version 6.5 incl. 2010 revisions):
   Northern Gannet ( Morus bassanus)
Clements 6th edition (version 6.6 incl. 2011 revisions):
   Northern Gannet ( Morus bassanus)
Clements 6th edition (version 6.7 incl. 2012 revisions):
   Northern Gannet ( Morus bassanus)
Clements 6th edition (version 6.8 incl. 2013 revisions):
   Northern Gannet ( Morus bassanus)
Clements 6th edition (version 6.9 incl. 2014 revisions):
   Northern Gannet ( Morus bassanus)
Clements, version 2015:
   Northern Gannet ( Morus bassanus)
eBird version 1.50:
   Northern Gannet ( Morus bassanus)
eBird version 1.52:
   Northern Gannet ( Morus bassanus)
eBird version 1.53:
   Northern Gannet ( Morus bassanus)
eBird version 1.54:
   Northern Gannet ( Morus bassanus)
eBird version 1.55:
   Northern Gannet ( Morus bassanus)
eBird version 2015:
   Northern Gannet ( Morus bassanus)
Howard and Moore 2nd edition:
   Northern Gannet ( Morus bassanus)
Howard and Moore 2nd edition (incl. ? suppl):
   Northern Gannet ( Morus bassanus)
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (as published):
   Northern Gannet ( Morus bassanus)
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 1.2):
   Northern Gannet ( Morus bassanus)
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 2.1):
   Northern Gannet ( Morus bassanus)
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 3.1):
   Northern Gannet ( Morus bassanus)
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 4):
   Northern Gannet ( Morus bassanus)
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 5):
   Northern Gannet ( Morus bassanus)
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 6):
   Northern Gannet ( Morus bassanus)
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 7):
   Northern Gannet ( Morus bassanus)
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 8):
   Northern Gannet ( Morus bassanus)
Howard and Moore 4th edition (vol. 1-2):
   Northern Gannet ( Morus bassanus)
Howard and Moore 4th edition (incl. corrigenda vol.1-2):
   Northern Gannet ( Morus bassanus)
Handbook of the Birds of the World (vol 1-16):
   Northern Gannet ( Sula bassana)
Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive (31/01/2015):
   Northern Gannet ( Morus bassanus)
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.0:
   Northern Gannet ( Morus bassanus)
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.1:
   Northern Gannet ( Morus bassanus)
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.5:
   Northern Gannet ( Morus bassanus)
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.6:
   Northern Gannet ( Morus bassanus)
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.7:
   Northern Gannet ( Morus bassanus)
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.0:
   Northern Gannet ( Morus bassanus)
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.1:
   Northern Gannet ( Morus bassanus)
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.2:
   Northern Gannet ( Morus bassanus)
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.3:
   Northern Gannet ( Morus bassanus)
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.4:
   Northern Gannet ( Morus bassanus)
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.5:
   Northern Gannet ( Morus bassanus)
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.6:
   Northern Gannet ( Morus bassanus)
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.7:
   Northern Gannet ( Morus bassanus)
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.8:
   Northern Gannet ( Morus bassanus)
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.9:
   Northern Gannet ( Morus bassanus)
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.10:
   Northern Gannet ( Morus bassanus)
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.11:
   Northern Gannet ( Morus bassanus)
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.01:
   Northern Gannet ( Morus bassanus)
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.02:
   Northern Gannet ( Morus bassanus)
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.03:
   Northern Gannet ( Morus bassanus)
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.04:
   Northern Gannet ( Morus bassanus)
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.05:
   Northern Gannet ( Morus bassanus)
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.01:
   Northern Gannet ( Morus bassanus)
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.02:
   Northern Gannet ( Morus bassanus)
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.03:
   Northern Gannet ( Morus bassanus)
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.04:
   Northern Gannet ( Morus bassanus)
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.01:
   Northern Gannet ( Morus bassanus)
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.02:
   Northern Gannet ( Morus bassanus)
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.03:
   Northern Gannet ( Morus bassanus)
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.04:
   Northern Gannet ( Morus bassanus)
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.01:
   Northern Gannet ( Morus bassanus)
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.02:
   Northern Gannet ( Morus bassanus)
Morony, Bock and Farrand:
   Northern Gannet ( Morus bassanus)
James Lee Peters:
    Sula bassana
James Lee Peters (original):
    Morus bassanus
James Lee Peters (2nd edition):
    Sula bassana
Sibley and Monroe (1993):
   Northern Gannet ( Morus bassanus)
Sibley and Monroe (1993, including corrections up to 1998):
   Northern Gannet ( Morus bassanus)
Sibley and Monroe 2nd edition (1996):
   Northern Gannet ( Morus bassanus)
Zoonomen - Zoological Nomenclature Resource:
    Morus bassanus
Zoonomen - Zoological Nomenclature Resource:
    Morus bassanus

Taxonomic status:

Species status: full species

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Related taxa

Other synonyms

Asturian: Mazcatu
Bulgarian: Бял рибояд
Breton: Ar morskoul boutin, Morskoul
Catalan: Mascarell, Mascarell atlàntic
Catalan (Balears): Mascarell
Czech: Terej bílý
Welsh: Gŵydd lygadlan, Gŵydd y weilgi, Gwylan dydd, Gwylanwydd, Hugan, Mulfran lwyd, Mulfran wen, Y gan
Danish: Sule
German: Basstolpel, Basstölpel, Basstölpel-bassana
Greek: Σούλα, Σούλα (του Βορά)
Greek (Cypriot): Σούλα
English: Atlantic Gannet, Gannet, Gannet -, North Atlantic Gannet, Northern Gannet, Northern Gannett, Solan Goose
Esperanto: Sulo
Spanish: Alcatraz, Alcatraz Atlántico, Alcatraz Común, Bobo Norteño
Spanish (Mexico): Bobo Norteño
Estonian: Suula
Basque: Kofrie, Mascarell, Zanga
Finnish: Suula
Faroese: Grásúla, Hvítsúla, Oyðisúla, Súla
French: Fou de Bassan
Irish: Gainéad
Gaelic: Asau, Ausa, Bass goose, Caraid-nan-Gaidheal, Eun ban an sgadain, Guga, Sùlaire
Galician: Mascarell, Mascato
Manx: Gant
Hebrew: סולה מצויה, סולה צפונית
Hungarian: Szula
Icelandic: Súla
Italian: Sula, Sula bassana, Sula settentrionale
Japanese: shirokatsuodori
Japanese: シロカツオドリ
Kazakh: Ескекаяқты олуша
Cornish: Sethor
Latin: Moris bassana, Morus bassanus, Morus bassanus bassanus, Sula bassana, Sula bassana bassana, Sula bassanus
Luxembourgish: Mierdëlpes
Lithuanian: Šiaurinis padukelis, Šiaurinis padūkėlis
Latvian: Ziemeļu sulla
Maltese: Sula
Dutch: Jan van Gent, Jan-van-gent
Norwegian: Havsule
Polish: gluptak, Głuptak, głuptak (zwyczajny), Głuptak zwyczajny
Portuguese: Alcatraz, ganso patola, Ganso-patola, Ganso-patola-comum
Romansh: sula
Russian: обыкновенная жаннита, обыкновенная олуша, Олуша северная, Северная олуша
Northern Sami: Suvla
Slovak: Sula biela
Slovenian: navadni strmoglavec, stmoglavec, strmoglavec
Albanian: Basani i çmendur
Swedish: Havssula
Turkish: Sümsük, sümsük kuşu, Sümsükkuşu
Chinese: 北鲣鸟
Chinese (Traditional): 北方鰹鳥〔憨鰹鳥〕

 

         

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