AnAge entry for Fregata magnificens

Classification (HAGRID: 02189)

Taxonomy
Kingdom: Animalia
    Phylum: Chordata
        Class: Aves (Taxon entry)
            Order: Suliformes
                Family: Fregatidae
                    Genus: Fregata
Species
Fregata magnificens
Common name
Magnificent frigatebird
Synonyms
Fregata magnificens rothschildi, Fregata magnificens magnificens

Lifespan, ageing, and relevant traits

Maximum longevity
34 years
Source
Multiple references, please see bibliography below
Sample size
Medium
Data quality
Acceptable
Observations

While sexual maturity may be attained earlier, animals are usually 5 years old when they first breed [0444].

Life history traits (averages)

Female sexual maturity
1,826 days
Male sexual maturity
1,826 days
Incubation
56 days
Clutch size
1 (oviparous)
Clutches per year
1
Weight at hatching
Adult weight
1,078 g
Postnatal growth rate
0.042 days-1 (from logistic function)

Metabolism

No information on metabolism is available.

References

External Resources

Integrated Taxonomic Information System
ITIS 174763
Animal Diversity Web
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Encyclopaedia of Life
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NCBI Taxonomy
Taxonomy ID 37042
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