AnAge entry for Carcharhinus amblyrhynchos

Classification (HAGRID: 02224)

Taxonomy
Kingdom: Animalia
    Phylum: Chordata
        Class: Chondrichthyes (Taxon entry)
            Order: Carcharhiniformes
                Family: Carcharhinidae
                    Genus: Carcharhinus
Species
Carcharhinus amblyrhynchos
Common name
Grey reef shark
Synonyms
Carcharias amblyrhynchos, Carcharias nesiotes, Galeolamna coongoola, Galeolamna fowleri, Galeolamna tufiensis

Lifespan, ageing, and relevant traits

Maximum longevity
25 years (wild)
Source
ref. 822
Sample size
Medium
Data quality
Acceptable
Observations
No observations are presently available

Life history traits (averages)

Female sexual maturity
2,190 days
Male sexual maturity
Litter size
4.1 (viviparous)
Interbirth interval
730 days
Adult weight
18,535 g

Metabolism

No information on metabolism is available.

References

External Resources

Integrated Taxonomic Information System
ITIS 160358
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NCBI Taxonomy
Taxonomy ID 263684
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