Brachyramphus marmoratus: Marbled murrelet–The Race Rocks Taxonomy


Marbled murrelet in Race Passage: photo by Raisa Mirza, 2010


Marbled murrelet ,(Brachyramphus marmoratus) photo by Ryan Murphy 2010


Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Aves
Order: Charadriiformes
Family: Alcidae
Genus: Brachyramphus
Species: B. marmoratus
Binomial name
Brachyramphus marmoratus
(Gmelin, 1789)

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