AnAge entry for Anguilla dieffenbachii

Classification (HAGRID: 03425)

Taxonomy
Kingdom: Animalia
    Phylum: Chordata
        Class: Teleostei
            Order: Anguilliformes
                Family: Anguillidae
                    Genus: Anguilla
Species
Anguilla dieffenbachii
Common name
New Zealand longfin eel

Lifespan, ageing, and relevant traits

Maximum longevity
60 years (wild)
Source
ref. 523
Sample size
Medium
Data quality
Acceptable
Observations

In the wild, these animals have been reported to live up to 60 years [0523].

Life history traits (averages)

Female sexual maturity
Male sexual maturity
Adult weight
13,000 g

Metabolism

No information on metabolism is available.

References

External Resources

Integrated Taxonomic Information System
ITIS 635476
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NCBI Taxonomy
Taxonomy ID 61127
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