AnAge entry for Cygnus olor

Classification (HAGRID: 01119)

Taxonomy
Kingdom: Animalia
    Phylum: Chordata
        Class: Aves (Taxon entry)
            Order: Anseriformes
                Family: Anatidae
                    Genus: Cygnus
Species
Cygnus olor
Common name
Mute swan

Lifespan, ageing, and relevant traits

IMR
0.1/year
MRDT
Not yet available
Maximum longevity
70 years (captivity)
Source
ref. 444
Sample size
Large
Data quality
Acceptable
Observations

In the wild, these animals can live up to 26.8 years [0445]. There are anecdotal reports, which might be true, of animals living up to 70 years in captivity [0444]. IMR in the wild is probably less than 0.1. Breeding performance tends to decline after about age 12 [0761].

Life history traits (averages)

Female sexual maturity
1,095 days
Male sexual maturity
1,095 days
Incubation
36 days
Clutch size
5.3 (oviparous)
Clutches per year
1
Weight at hatching
225 g
Adult weight
8,300 g
Postnatal growth rate
0.08 days-1 (from logistic function)

Metabolism

No information on metabolism is available.

References

External Resources

Integrated Taxonomic Information System
ITIS 174985
Animal Diversity Web
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Encyclopaedia of Life
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NCBI Taxonomy
Taxonomy ID 8869
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