AnAge entry for Carcharhinus brachyurus

Classification (HAGRID: 01403)

Taxonomy
Kingdom: Animalia
    Phylum: Chordata
        Class: Chondrichthyes (Taxon entry)
            Order: Carcharhiniformes
                Family: Carcharhinidae
                    Genus: Carcharhinus
Species
Carcharhinus brachyurus
Common name
Copper shark
Synonyms
Carcharias remotus, Carcharhinus remotus, Carcharhinus acarenatus, Carcharhinus improvisus, Carcharhinus remotoides, Carcharhinus rochensis, Carcharias brachyurus, Carcharias lamiella, Eulamia ahenea

Lifespan, ageing, and relevant traits

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

Life history traits (averages)

Female sexual maturity
7,610 days
Male sexual maturity
5,840 days
Litter size
16.6 (viviparous)
Interbirth interval
730 days
Adult weight
167,530 g

Metabolism

No information on metabolism is available.

References

External Resources

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ITIS 160346
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NCBI Taxonomy
Taxonomy ID 671158
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