AnAge entry for Calidris alba

Classification (HAGRID: 00441)

Taxonomy
Kingdom: Animalia
    Phylum: Chordata
        Class: Aves (Taxon entry)
            Order: Charadriiformes
                Family: Scolopacidae
                    Genus: Calidris
Species
Calidris alba
Common name
Sanderling

Lifespan, ageing, and relevant traits

Maximum longevity
18.6 years (wild)
Source
ref. 450
Sample size
Small
Data quality
Acceptable
Observations
No observations are presently available

Life history traits (averages)

Female sexual maturity
730 days
Male sexual maturity
730 days
Incubation
27 days
Clutch size
4 (oviparous)
Clutches per year
1.5
Weight at hatching
7.3 g
Adult weight
50 g
Postnatal growth rate

Metabolism

No information on metabolism is available.

References

External Resources

Integrated Taxonomic Information System
ITIS 176669
Animal Diversity Web
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NCBI Taxonomy
Taxonomy ID 279936
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