AnAge entry for Alosa aestivalis

Classification (HAGRID: 00058)

Taxonomy
Kingdom: Animalia
    Phylum: Chordata
        Class: Actinopterygii (Taxon entry)
            Order: Clupeiformes
                Family: Clupeidae
                    Genus: Alosa
Species
Alosa aestivalis
Common name
Blueback shad
Synonyms
Pomolobus aestivalis

Lifespan, ageing, and relevant traits

Maximum longevity
8 years (wild)
Source
ref. 454
Sample size
Medium
Data quality
Acceptable
Observations
No observations are presently available

Life history traits (averages)

Female sexual maturity
1,460 days
Male sexual maturity
1,277 days
Adult weight
110 g

Metabolism

No information on metabolism is available.

References

External Resources

Integrated Taxonomic Information System
ITIS 161703
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NCBI Taxonomy
Taxonomy ID 224703
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