AnAge entry for Eudyptula minor

Classification (HAGRID: 01334)

Taxonomy
Kingdom: Animalia
    Phylum: Chordata
        Class: Aves (Taxon entry)
            Order: Sphenisciformes
                Family: Spheniscidae
                    Genus: Eudyptula
Species
Eudyptula minor
Common name
Little penguin

Lifespan, ageing, and relevant traits

Maximum longevity
25.6 years (wild)
Source
ref. 1300
Sample size
Medium
Data quality
Acceptable
Observations

One banded male individual was recaptured alive when 25.6 years-old; it was incubating eggs the year before [1300].

Life history traits (averages)

Female sexual maturity
Male sexual maturity
Gestation
39 days
Clutch or litter size
Breedings per year
Weight at birth
Adult weight
1,105 g
Postnatal growth rate

Metabolism

No information on metabolism is available.

References

External Resources

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ITIS 174460
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NCBI Taxonomy
Taxonomy ID 37083
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