AnAge entry for Alopochen aegyptiaca

Classification (HAGRID: 01075)

Taxonomy
Kingdom: Animalia
    Phylum: Chordata
        Class: Aves (Taxon entry)
            Order: Anseriformes
                Family: Anatidae
                    Genus: Alopochen
Species
Alopochen aegyptiaca
Common name
Egyptian goose
Synonyms
Alopochen aegyptiacus

Lifespan, ageing, and relevant traits

Maximum longevity
25.5 years (captivity)
Source
ref. 575
Sample size
Small
Data quality
Acceptable
Observations

In the wild, these animals can live up to 12.5 years [0427].

Life history traits (averages)

Female sexual maturity
730 days
Male sexual maturity
730 days
Incubation
29 days
Clutch size
7 (oviparous)
Clutches per year
Weight at hatching
Adult weight
1,900 g
Postnatal growth rate

Metabolism

No information on metabolism is available.

References

External Resources

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ITIS 175214
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