AnAge entry for Carcharhinus plumbeus

Classification (HAGRID: 02235)

Taxonomy
Kingdom: Animalia
    Phylum: Chordata
        Class: Chondrichthyes (Taxon entry)
            Order: Carcharhiniformes
                Family: Carcharhinidae
                    Genus: Carcharhinus
Species
Carcharhinus plumbeus
Common name
Sandbar shark
Synonyms
Carcharhinus milberti, Carcharhinus japonicus, Carcharias ceruleus, Carcharias japonicus, Carcharias latistomus, Carcharias milberti, Carcharias obtusirostris, Carcharias stevensi, Eulamia milberti, Galeolamna dorsalis, Galeolamna stevensi, Lamna caudata, Squalus caecchia, Squalus plumbeus

Lifespan, ageing, and relevant traits

Maximum longevity
32 years
Source
Multiple references, please see bibliography below
Sample size
Medium
Data quality
Acceptable
Observations

These animals live at least 30 years [0523], but it is possible that some may live over 50 years [0454].

Life history traits (averages)

Female sexual maturity
5,110 days
Male sexual maturity
5,231 days
Litter size
7.9 (viviparous)
Interbirth interval
730 days
Adult weight
65,000 g

Metabolism

No information on metabolism is available.

References

External Resources

Integrated Taxonomic Information System
ITIS 160289
Animal Diversity Web
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Encyclopaedia of Life
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NCBI Taxonomy
Taxonomy ID 7808
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