AnAge entry for Eretmochelys imbricata

Classification (HAGRID: 04139)

Taxonomy
Kingdom: Animalia
    Phylum: Chordata
        Class: Reptilia (Taxon entry)
            Order: Testudines (Taxon entry)
                Family: Cheloniidae
                    Genus: Eretmochelys
Species
Eretmochelys imbricata
Common name
Hawksbill sea turtle
Synonyms
Testudo imbricata, Eretmochelys imbricata squamata

Lifespan, ageing, and relevant traits

Maximum longevity
Not yet established
Observations

These animals have been kept in captivity for more than 20 years. Their longevity in the wild is unknown [0528].

Life history traits (averages)

Female sexual maturity
1,277 days
Male sexual maturity
1,277 days
Adult weight

Metabolism

No information on metabolism is available.

References

External Resources

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ITIS 173836
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Taxonomy ID 27787
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