AnAge entry for Branta canadensis

Classification (HAGRID: 01102)

Taxonomy
Kingdom: Animalia
    Phylum: Chordata
        Class: Aves (Taxon entry)
            Order: Anseriformes
                Family: Anatidae
                    Genus: Branta
Species
Branta canadensis
Common name
Canada goose
Synonyms
Anas canadensis

Lifespan, ageing, and relevant traits

Maximum longevity
42 years
Source
Multiple references, please see bibliography below
Sample size
Medium
Data quality
Acceptable
Observations

One anecdotal report indicated an animal that lived 80 years in captivity [0444].

Life history traits (averages)

Female sexual maturity
730 days
Male sexual maturity
730 days
Incubation
26 days
Clutch size
5 (oviparous)
Clutches per year
1
Weight at hatching
85.5 g
Adult weight
3,200 g
Postnatal growth rate
0.113 days-1 (from logistic function)

Metabolism

No information on metabolism is available.

References

External Resources

Integrated Taxonomic Information System
ITIS 174999
Animal Diversity Web
ADW account
Encyclopaedia of Life
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NCBI Taxonomy
Taxonomy ID 8853
Entrez
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Ageing Literature
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