AnAge entry for Balaenoptera edeni

Classification (HAGRID: 02731)

Taxonomy
Kingdom: Animalia
    Phylum: Chordata
        Class: Mammalia (Taxon entry)
            Order: Cetacea (Taxon entry)
                Family: Balaenopteridae
                    Genus: Balaenoptera
Species
Balaenoptera edeni
Common name
Bryde's whale

Lifespan, ageing, and relevant traits

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

Life history traits (averages)

Female sexual maturity
3,104 days
Male sexual maturity
3,104 days
Gestation
376 days
Weaning
274 days
Litter size
1 (viviparous)
Litters per year
0.5
Inter-litter interval
Weight at birth
1,000,000 g
Weight at weaning
Adult weight
16,000,000 g
Postnatal growth rate

Metabolism

No information on metabolism is available.

References

External Resources

Integrated Taxonomic Information System
ITIS 180525
Animal Diversity Web
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NCBI Taxonomy
Taxonomy ID 9769
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