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Melanitta fusca (Velvet Scoter) is a species of birds in the family Anatidae. It is listed as vulnerable by IUCN. It is associated with freshwater habitat. Velvet Scoter is found in the Nearctic, the Palearctic, and the Indo-Malayan Realm. It is a diurnal invertivore. Individuals are known to live for 21.4 years and can grow to 32.55 g. Reproduction is dioecious. Velvet Scoter has parental care (only female provides care).

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Known occurrences, collected specimens and observations of Velvet Scoter