AnAge entry for Anas acuta

Classification (HAGRID: 01076)

Taxonomy
Kingdom: Animalia
    Phylum: Chordata
        Class: Aves (Taxon entry)
            Order: Anseriformes
                Family: Anatidae
                    Genus: Anas
Species
Anas acuta
Common name
Northern pintail
Synonyms
Anas acuta acuta

Lifespan, ageing, and relevant traits

Maximum longevity
27.4 years (wild)
Source
ref. 450
Sample size
Large
Data quality
Acceptable
Observations

While animals reach maturity in their first year of life, most do not breed until later [0437].

Life history traits (averages)

Female sexual maturity
240 days
Male sexual maturity
240 days
Incubation
22 days
Clutch size
7.5 (oviparous)
Clutches per year
1
Weight at hatching
26 g
Adult weight
721 g
Postnatal growth rate

Metabolism

No information on metabolism is available.

References

External Resources

Integrated Taxonomic Information System
ITIS 175074
Animal Diversity Web
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NCBI Taxonomy
Taxonomy ID 28680
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