AnAge entry for Crocodylus porosus
Classification (HAGRID: 02891)
Class: Reptilia (Taxon entry)
- Crocodylus porosus
- Common name
- Saltwater crocodile
Lifespan, ageing, and relevant traits
- Maximum longevity
- 57 years (captivity)
- ref. 1298
- Sample size
- Data quality
Anecdotal reports, which might be true, suggest these animals can live over 100 years. As such, the maximum longevity of this species may be considerably underestimated. A male at least 57 years old was reported in captivity .
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