AnAge entry for Ameiurus melas

Classification (HAGRID: 00802)

Taxonomy
Kingdom: Animalia
    Phylum: Chordata
        Class: Actinopterygii (Taxon entry)
            Order: Siluriformes
                Family: Ictaluridae
                    Genus: Ameiurus
Species
Ameiurus melas
Common name
Black bullhead
Synonyms
Ictalurus melas

Lifespan, ageing, and relevant traits

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

Life history traits (averages)

Female sexual maturity
730 days
Male sexual maturity
730 days
Incubation
7 days
Clutch size
3,150 (oviparous)
Adult weight
1,996 g

Metabolism

No information on metabolism is available.

References

External Resources

Integrated Taxonomic Information System
ITIS 164039
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NCBI Taxonomy
Taxonomy ID 219545
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