AnAge entry for Anas bahamensis

Classification (HAGRID: 00255)

Taxonomy
Kingdom: Animalia
    Phylum: Chordata
        Class: Aves (Taxon entry)
            Order: Anseriformes
                Family: Anatidae
                    Genus: Anas
Species
Anas bahamensis
Common name
White-cheeked pintail

Lifespan, ageing, and relevant traits

Maximum longevity
Not yet established
Observations

Little is known about the longevity of these animals. They have been reported to live up to 6.2 years in the wild [0427]. Considering the longevity of similar species, however, maximum longevity could be significantly underestimated. Unverified reports suggest these animals may live up to 32 years in the wild [0849].

Life history traits (averages)

Female sexual maturity
Male sexual maturity
Incubation
Clutch size
(oviparous)
Clutches per year
Weight at hatching
Adult weight
491.7 g
Postnatal growth rate

Metabolism

No information on metabolism is available.

References

External Resources

Integrated Taxonomic Information System
ITIS 175078
Animal Diversity Web
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NCBI Taxonomy
Taxonomy ID 75834
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