AnAge entry for Crocodylus acutus
Classification (HAGRID: 02884)
Class: Reptilia (Taxon entry)
- Crocodylus acutus
- Common name
- American crocodile
- Crocodilus floridanus
Lifespan, ageing, and relevant traits
- Maximum longevity
- 47 years (captivity)
- ref. 1298
- Sample size
- Data quality
A male at least lived for at least 47 years but could have been 65 years or more .
Life history traits (averages)
- No information is available on life history. Please contact us if you wish to suggest or contribute data.
No information on metabolism is available.
-  Weigl (2014), Longevity of crocodilians in captivity
-  Andrew Snider and J. Bowler (1992), Longevity of Reptiles and Amphibians in North American Collections, Second Edition