AnAge entry for Carcharhinus signatus

Classification (HAGRID: 01415)

Taxonomy
Kingdom: Animalia
    Phylum: Chordata
        Class: Chondrichthyes (Taxon entry)
            Order: Carcharhiniformes
                Family: Carcharhinidae
                    Genus: Carcharhinus
Species
Carcharhinus signatus
Common name
Night shark
Synonyms
Hypoprion signatus, Hypoprion bigelowi, Hypoprion longirostris

Lifespan, ageing, and relevant traits

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

Life history traits (averages)

Female sexual maturity
3,650 days
Male sexual maturity
Litter size
11.1 (viviparous)
Interbirth interval
730 days
Adult weight
42,185 g

Metabolism

No information on metabolism is available.

References

External Resources

Integrated Taxonomic Information System
ITIS 160413
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NCBI Taxonomy
Taxonomy ID 303943
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