Larus argentatus


Also found in: Thesaurus, Encyclopedia, Wikipedia.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.Larus argentatus - large gull of the northern hemisphereLarus argentatus - large gull of the northern hemisphere
sea gull, seagull, gull - mostly white aquatic bird having long pointed wings and short legs
genus Larus, Larus - type genus of the Laridae
References in periodicals archive ?
longicollis where gastropods and fish (Sparidae and Scombresocidae) participate as intermediate hosts, with the gulls Larus argentatus and Larus ridibundus being the definitive hosts (Prevot & Bartoli, 1981; Abdel-Aal et al., 2004).
belcheri) (Mateo et al., 1983) y Polymorphus kenti en la gaviota argentea (Larus argentatus) (Van Cleave 1947).
We tested the cross-amplification of 90 microsatellite primer pairs developed for other closely species within the Charadriiformes: nine on Saunders's Gull Larus saundersi (Jiang et al., 2011), 22 on Ivory Gull Pagophila eburnea (Yannic et al., 2011), seven on Red-billed Gull Larus novaehollandiae scopulinus (Given et al., 2002), six on Herring Gull Larus argentatus (Gregory and Quinn, 2005), five on American Herring Gull Larus smithsonianus (Crochet et al., 2003), seven on Black-legged Kittiwake Rissa tridactyla (Verkuil et al., 2009), 31 on Little Terns Sternula albifrons (Noreikiene et al., 2012) and three on Roseate Tern Sterna dougallii (Szczys et al., 2005) for variability in Relict Gull.
1981: Unequal sex ratios and their consequences in herring gulls (Larus argentatus).
Abstract: The study was carried out on the effects of cadmium (Cd) on liver, gizzard and kidney of Larus argentatus. Significant alterations were observed after the treatment of high and low dose of cadmium chloride injected to Larus argentatus.
Comparing with other close seabird species, like Herring Gull, Larus argentatus, [19, 5, 29] or Ring-billed Gull, Larus delawarensis, [8], wastes from landfills composed with a significant share the diet of these nesting gulls.
(1996), eight species of gulls may occur in northern Norway: Mew Gull, Larus canus\ Great Black-backed Gull, Larus marinus; Glaucous Gull, Larus hyperboreus; Iceland Gull, Larus glaucoides; Herring Gull, Larus argentatus; Lesser Black-backed Gull, Larus fuscus\ Black-headed Gull, Chroicocephalus ridibundus\ and Little Gull, Hydrocoloeus minutus.
Egg size in Herring Gulls (Larus argentatus) on Mellum Island, North Sea, West Germany: the influence of nest vegetation, nest density and colony development.
Asynchronous hatching and chick mortality in the Herring Gull Larus argentatus. Ibis 117:517-520.
With: Brian Jannelle Adrian Guillette, Arthur Smith, Asterias Vulgaris, Callinectes Sapidus, Christopher Swampstead, Cleona Celata, Clyde Lee, Declan Conneely, Fulmaris Glacialis, Gadus Morhua, Hippoglossus Hippoglossus, Homarus Americanus, Johnny Gatcombe, Larus Marinus, Larus Argentatus Smithonianus.
In this pilot study, the prevalence and patterns of antimicrobial resistance in Escherichia coli cultured from wild herring gull (Larus argentatus) feces and human wastewater at Cape Cod, Massachusetts, USA, was compared.
1997), such as ring-billed gulls, herring gulls (Larus argentatus), great blue herons (Ardea herodias), black-crowned night-herons (Nycticorax nycticorax), American crows (Corvus brachyrhynchos), and various hawks and owls, occupy the Gibson Lake area.