AnAge entry for Chen caerulescens

Classification (HAGRID: 00288)

Taxonomy
Kingdom: Animalia
    Phylum: Chordata
        Class: Aves (Taxon entry)
            Order: Anseriformes
                Family: Anatidae
                    Genus: Chen
Species
Chen caerulescens
Common name
Snow goose
Synonyms
Anser caerulescens, Anser hyperboreus

Lifespan, ageing, and relevant traits

Maximum longevity
27.5 years (wild)
Source
ref. 427
Sample size
Large
Data quality
Acceptable
Observations
No observations are presently available

Life history traits (averages)

Female sexual maturity
730 days
Male sexual maturity
730 days
Incubation
24 days
Clutch size
4 (oviparous)
Clutches per year
1
Weight at hatching
95 g
Adult weight
2,807 g
Postnatal growth rate
0.078 days-1 (from logistic function)

Metabolism

No information on metabolism is available.

References

External Resources

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ITIS 175038
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