AnAge entry for Diomedea epomophora

Classification (HAGRID: 01947)

Taxonomy
Kingdom: Animalia
    Phylum: Chordata
        Class: Aves (Taxon entry)
            Order: Procellariiformes
                Family: Diomedeidae
                    Genus: Diomedea
Species
Diomedea epomophora
Common name
Royal albatross
Synonyms
Diomedea epomophora epomophora

Lifespan, ageing, and relevant traits

Maximum longevity
58 years (wild)
Source
ref. 1
Sample size
Medium
Data quality
Acceptable
Observations
No observations are presently available

Life history traits (averages)

Female sexual maturity
Male sexual maturity
Incubation
Clutch size
(oviparous)
Clutches per year
Weight at hatching
Adult weight
9,000 g
Postnatal growth rate
0.026 days-1 (from logistic function)

Metabolism

No information on metabolism is available.

References

External Resources

Integrated Taxonomic Information System
ITIS 174524
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NCBI Taxonomy
Taxonomy ID 37070
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