AnAge entry for Etmopterus spinax

Classification (HAGRID: 01505)

Taxonomy
Kingdom: Animalia
    Phylum: Chordata
        Class: Chondrichthyes (Taxon entry)
            Order: Squaliformes
                Family: Etmopteridae
                    Genus: Etmopterus
Species
Etmopterus spinax
Common name
Velvet belly
Synonyms
Etmopterus aculeatus, Squalus niger, Squalus spinax

Lifespan, ageing, and relevant traits

Maximum longevity
7 years (wild)
Source
ref. 822
Sample size
Medium
Data quality
Acceptable
Observations
No observations are presently available

Life history traits (averages)

Female sexual maturity
1,825 days
Male sexual maturity
Litter size
6.8 (viviparous)
Interbirth interval
730 days
Adult weight
467.5 g

Metabolism

No information on metabolism is available.

References

External Resources

Integrated Taxonomic Information System
ITIS 160670
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NCBI Taxonomy
Taxonomy ID 648166
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