ⓘ Category:Fauna of the Falkland Islands

Chilean mussel

The Chilean mussel or Chilean blue mussel is a species of blue mussel native to the coasts of Chile, Argentina, Uruguay, the Falkland Islands and the Kerguelen islands. In the scientific literature, it has also been referred to as Southern Mytilus edulis, or Mytilus edulis platensis, or Mytilus chilensis.

Falkland sprat

The Fueguian sprat or Falkland sprat is a herring-like, marine fish in the family Clupeidae found in the subtropical southwest Atlantic Ocean from 40° S to Tierra del Fuego and the Falkland Islands. Its depth range is from the surface to 10 m, and its length is up to 18 cm. The Fueguian sprat has a lower jaw slightly projecting, and a gill cover without bony radiating striae. The last two anal fin rays are not enlarged, and there are no dark spots on the flanks. The pterotic bulla is absent. It is a schooling species found in coastal waters, and a food item of hakes, sea birds and seals in ...


ⓘ Fauna of the Falkland Islands

  • Migadopinae from the Falkland Islands Insecta, Coleoptera, Carabidae Spixiana, 22: 47 - 52. ISSN 0341 - 8391 Posadas, P. 2008: A preliminary overview of species
  • of the Falkland Islands Fauna of the Falkland Islands Birds of the Falkland Islands Mammals of the Falkland Islands Islands of the Falkland Islands Mountains
  • occasionally as the Falkland Islands dog, Falkland Islands fox, or Antarctic wolf, was the only native land mammal of the Falkland Islands This endemic canid
  • The Falklands comprise two main islands West Falkland and East Falkland and about 776 small islands The geological history of the Falkland Islands
  • The following is an outline of topics related to the British Overseas Territory of the Falkland Islands Falkland Islands Template: Falkland Islands topics
  • East Falkland Spanish: Isla Soledad is the largest island of the Falklands in the South Atlantic, having an area of 6, 605 km2 2, 550 square miles or
  • to Tierra del Fuego and the Falkland Islands Its depth range is from the surface to 10 m, and its length is up to 18 cm. The Fueguian sprat has a lower
  • archaeocyath - trilobite fauna in limestone erratics from the Upper Carboniferous Fitzroy Tillite Formation, Falkland Islands Transactions of the Royal Society of Edinburgh
  • West Falkland Spanish: Isla Gran Malvina is the second largest of the Falkland Islands in the South Atlantic. It is a hilly island separated from East
  • The wildlife of the Falkland Islands is quite similar to that of Patagonia. The Falkland Islands have no native reptiles or amphibians, and the only native