AnAge entry for Alopias pelagicus

Classification (HAGRID: 01448)

Taxonomy
Kingdom: Animalia
    Phylum: Chordata
        Class: Chondrichthyes (Taxon entry)
            Order: Lamniformes
                Family: Alopiidae
                    Genus: Alopias
Species
Alopias pelagicus
Common name
Pelagic thresher shark

Lifespan, ageing, and relevant traits

Maximum longevity
29 years (wild)
Source
ref. 822
Sample size
Medium
Data quality
Acceptable
Observations

Record longevity has been reported to be 29 years [0454].

Life history traits (averages)

Female sexual maturity
3,139 days
Male sexual maturity
2,737 days
Litter size
2 (viviparous)
Interbirth interval
365 days
Adult weight

Metabolism

No information on metabolism is available.

References

External Resources

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ITIS 159922
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NCBI Taxonomy
Taxonomy ID 57979
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