Cepphus grylle

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Related to Cepphus grylle: Cepphus columba, black guillemot
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Noun1.Cepphus grylle - northern Atlantic guillemotCepphus grylle - northern Atlantic guillemot    
guillemot - small black or brown speckled auks of northern seas
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The adaptive significance of the reproductive pattern in the black guillemot Cepphus grylle.
If delayed plumage maturation was lacking in the shorebird ancestor, optimization indicated that it arose at least twice, once in Cepphus grylle and once in the most recent common ancestor of Strauch's (1978) plover/gull and sandpiper clades (the Charadrii and Scolopaci, respectively).
Predation on a ringed seal, Phoca hispida, and a black guillemot, Cepphus grylle, by a Pacific walrus, Odobenus rosmarus divergens.