AnAge entry for Carcharhinus obscurus

Classification (HAGRID: 02234)

Taxonomy
Kingdom: Animalia
    Phylum: Chordata
        Class: Chondrichthyes (Taxon entry)
            Order: Carcharhiniformes
                Family: Carcharhinidae
                    Genus: Carcharhinus
Species
Carcharhinus obscurus
Common name
Dusky shark
Synonyms
Carcharhinus iranzae, Carcharhinus obscurella, Carcharias macrurus, Galeolamna eblis, Galeolamna macrurus, Squalus obscurus

Lifespan, ageing, and relevant traits

Maximum longevity
35 years (wild)
Source
ref. 822
Sample size
Medium
Data quality
Acceptable
Observations

Unverified estimates suggest these animals may live up to 40 years [0454].

Life history traits (averages)

Female sexual maturity
7,482 days
Male sexual maturity
7,391 days
Litter size
10 (viviparous)
Interbirth interval
1,095 days
Adult weight
190,575 g

Metabolism

No information on metabolism is available.

References

External Resources

Integrated Taxonomic Information System
ITIS 160268
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NCBI Taxonomy
Taxonomy ID 7807
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