AnAge entry for Carcharhinus leucas

Classification (HAGRID: 02231)

Taxonomy
Kingdom: Animalia
    Phylum: Chordata
        Class: Chondrichthyes (Taxon entry)
            Order: Carcharhiniformes
                Family: Carcharhinidae
                    Genus: Carcharhinus
Species
Carcharhinus leucas
Common name
Bull shark
Synonyms
Carcharhinus azureus, Carcharhinus nicaraguensis, Carcharhinus vanrooyeni, Carcharhinus zambezensis, Carcharias azureus, Carcharias leucas, Carcharias spenceri, Carcharias zambezensis, Eulamia nicaraguensis, Galeolamna bogimba, Galeolamna greyi mckaili, Squalus obtusus, Squalus platyodon

Lifespan, ageing, and relevant traits

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

Life history traits (averages)

Female sexual maturity
6,570 days
Male sexual maturity
6,296 days
Litter size
9.8 (viviparous)
Interbirth interval
730 days
Adult weight
174,075 g

Metabolism

No information on metabolism is available.

References

External Resources

Integrated Taxonomic Information System
ITIS 160275
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NCBI Taxonomy
Taxonomy ID 46612
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