Dutch Caribbean Species Register

Overview of the biodiversity of Aruba, Bonaire, Curaçao, Saba, Sint Eustatius and Sint Maarten

Neotropical Cormorant Phalacrocorax brasilianus

Photo: Carel de Haseth

Classification

Phalacrocorax [genus] (2)
brasilianus [species]

Classification

Phalacrocorax [genus] (2)
brasilianus [species]

Names

Dutch name Bigua aalschover
Alternative Dutch name Duikelaar
Alternative Dutch name Zuid-Amerikaanse aalschover
English name Neotropical Cormorant
Alternative English name Brazilian Cormorant
Alternative English name Biguá Cormorant
Papiamento name Deklá
Alternative Papiamento name Decla
Alternative Papiamento name Bubi Balau (Curaçao)
Alternative Papiamento name Patu Morèkè (Curaçao)
Valid name Phalacrocorax brasilianus (Gmelin, 1789)
Synonym Phalacrocorax olivaceus olivaceus (Humboldt)

Classification