AnAge entry for Acipenser fulvescens

Classification (HAGRID: 00013)

Taxonomy
Kingdom: Animalia
    Phylum: Chordata
        Class: Actinopterygii (Taxon entry)
            Order: Acipenseriformes
                Family: Acipenseridae
                    Genus: Acipenser
Species
Acipenser fulvescens
Common name
Lake sturgeon

Lifespan, ageing, and relevant traits

IMR
0.013/year
MRDT
10 years
Maximum longevity
152 years (wild)
Source
ref. 1
Sample size
Medium
Data quality
Acceptable
Observations

One of the longest-lived animals in the world, though some results suggest they exhibit reproductive senescence. In the wild, females may live 80 years and males 55 years [0440]. Record longevity, however, belongs to a wild-caught specimen estimated to be 152 years [0001].

Life history traits (averages)

Female sexual maturity
9,490 days
Male sexual maturity
2,920 days
Incubation
6 days
Clutch size
350,000 (oviparous)
Adult weight
70,000 g

Metabolism

No information on metabolism is available.

References

External Resources

Integrated Taxonomic Information System
ITIS 161071
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NCBI Taxonomy
Taxonomy ID 41871
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