AnAge entry for Aechmophorus occidentalis

Classification (HAGRID: 01940)

Taxonomy
Kingdom: Animalia
    Phylum: Chordata
        Class: Aves (Taxon entry)
            Order: Podicipediformes
                Family: Podicipedidae
                    Genus: Aechmophorus
Species
Aechmophorus occidentalis
Common name
Western grebe

Lifespan, ageing, and relevant traits

Maximum longevity
14 years (wild)
Source
ref. 1
Sample size
Small
Data quality
Acceptable
Observations
No observations are presently available

Life history traits (averages)

Female sexual maturity
365 days
Male sexual maturity
365 days
Incubation
23 days
Clutch size
3 (oviparous)
Clutches per year
Weight at hatching
30.7 g
Adult weight
1,476 g
Postnatal growth rate

Metabolism

No information on metabolism is available.

References

External Resources

Integrated Taxonomic Information System
ITIS 174503
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NCBI Taxonomy
Taxonomy ID 57236
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