AnAge entry for Carcharhinus longimanus

Classification (HAGRID: 02233)

Taxonomy
Kingdom: Animalia
    Phylum: Chordata
        Class: Chondrichthyes (Taxon entry)
            Order: Carcharhiniformes
                Family: Carcharhinidae
                    Genus: Carcharhinus
Species
Carcharhinus longimanus
Common name
Oceanic whitetip shark
Synonyms
Carcharias insularum, Carcharias obtusus, Pterolamiops budkeri, Pterolamiops magnipinnis, Squalus longimanus, Carcharhinus maou

Lifespan, ageing, and relevant traits

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

Life history traits (averages)

Female sexual maturity
1,825 days
Male sexual maturity
Litter size
6.1 (viviparous)
Interbirth interval
730 days
Adult weight
92,070 g

Metabolism

No information on metabolism is available.

References

External Resources

Integrated Taxonomic Information System
ITIS 160330
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NCBI Taxonomy
Taxonomy ID 302049
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