AnAge entry for Aonyx cinereus

Classification (HAGRID: 01821)

Taxonomy
Kingdom: Animalia
    Phylum: Chordata
        Class: Mammalia (Taxon entry)
            Order: Carnivora
                Family: Mustelidae
                    Genus: Aonyx
Species
Aonyx cinereus
Common name
Oriental small-clawed otter
Synonyms
Amblonyx cinereus, Aonyx cinerea

Lifespan, ageing, and relevant traits

Maximum longevity
23 years (captivity)
Source
ref. 671
Sample size
Large
Data quality
Acceptable
Observations

One wild born female was about 23 years old when she died in captivity [0671].

Life history traits (averages)

Female sexual maturity
Male sexual maturity
Gestation
63 days
Weaning
81 days
Litter size
1.42 (viviparous)
Litters per year
2
Inter-litter interval
182 days
Weight at birth
57 g
Weight at weaning
Adult weight
3,000 g
Postnatal growth rate
Maximum longevity residual
138%

Metabolism

No information on metabolism is available.

References

External Resources

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ITIS 726286
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