AnAge entry for Carcharhinus galapagensis

Classification (HAGRID: 01407)

Taxonomy
Kingdom: Animalia
    Phylum: Chordata
        Class: Chondrichthyes (Taxon entry)
            Order: Carcharhiniformes
                Family: Carcharhinidae
                    Genus: Carcharhinus
Species
Carcharhinus galapagensis
Common name
Galapagos shark

Lifespan, ageing, and relevant traits

Maximum longevity
24 years (wild)
Source
ref. 454
Sample size
Medium
Data quality
Acceptable
Observations

Record longevity has been reported to be 24 years [0454].

Life history traits (averages)

Female sexual maturity
2,829 days
Male sexual maturity
2,555 days
Litter size
8.7 (viviparous)
Interbirth interval
730 days
Adult weight
47,025 g

Metabolism

No information on metabolism is available.

References

External Resources

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ITIS 160345
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Taxonomy ID 671159
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