AnAge entry for Cygnus atratus

Classification (HAGRID: 00292)

Taxonomy
Kingdom: Animalia
    Phylum: Chordata
        Class: Aves (Taxon entry)
            Order: Anseriformes
                Family: Anatidae
                    Genus: Cygnus
Species
Cygnus atratus
Common name
Black swan
Synonyms
Cygnus atractus

Lifespan, ageing, and relevant traits

Maximum longevity
Not yet established
Observations

Little is known about the longevity of these animals, though anecdotal reports suggest that they may live up to 40 years.

Life history traits (averages)

Female sexual maturity
821 days
Male sexual maturity
821 days
Gestation
Clutch or litter size
Breedings per year
Weight at birth
Adult weight
5,650 g
Postnatal growth rate

Metabolism

No information on metabolism is available.

References

External Resources

Integrated Taxonomic Information System
ITIS 553906
Animal Diversity Web
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NCBI Taxonomy
Taxonomy ID 8868
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