AnAge entry for Fratercula arctica

Classification (HAGRID: 01185)

Taxonomy
Kingdom: Animalia
    Phylum: Chordata
        Class: Aves (Taxon entry)
            Order: Charadriiformes
                Family: Alcidae
                    Genus: Fratercula
Species
Fratercula arctica
Common name
Atlantic puffin

Lifespan, ageing, and relevant traits

Maximum longevity
40.8 years (wild)
Source
ref. 450
Sample size
Small
Data quality
Acceptable
Observations
No observations are presently available

Life history traits (averages)

Female sexual maturity
1,460 days
Male sexual maturity
1,460 days
Incubation
42 days
Clutch size
1 (oviparous)
Clutches per year
1
Weight at hatching
39.7 g
Adult weight
490.5 g
Postnatal growth rate
0.145 days-1 (from logistic function)

Metabolism

No information on metabolism is available.

References

External Resources

Integrated Taxonomic Information System
ITIS 177025
Animal Diversity Web
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NCBI Taxonomy
Taxonomy ID 28701
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