J. F. Brandt, 1837,
Sometimes placed in genus Compsohalieus or in Phalacrocorax, but classification here follows results of a comprehensive molecular phylogeny for the entire family#R. Monotypic.
Breeds along Pacific coast of North America from extreme SW Canada (Vancouver I) S to NW Mexico (Baja California). In winter extends N to Alaska (Prince William Sound) and S through much of Gulf of California.
Food and feeding
Status and conservation
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