AnAge entry for Fulica atra

Classification (HAGRID: 00613)

Taxonomy
Kingdom: Animalia
    Phylum: Chordata
        Class: Aves (Taxon entry)
            Order: Gruiformes
                Family: Rallidae
                    Genus: Fulica
Species
Fulica atra
Common name
Coot

Lifespan, ageing, and relevant traits

Maximum longevity
20.6 years (wild)
Source
ref. 450
Sample size
Medium
Data quality
Acceptable
Observations

Record longevity may be underestimated [0444], and animals have been reported to live over 30 years in captivity [0972], though this has not been confirmed.

Life history traits (averages)

Female sexual maturity
365 days
Male sexual maturity
365 days
Incubation
Clutch size
(oviparous)
Clutches per year
Weight at hatching
Adult weight
734.3 g
Postnatal growth rate
0.174 days-1 (from logistic function)

Metabolism

Typical body temperature
Not yet available
Basal metabolic rate
2.0390 W
Body mass
412.0 g
Metabolic rate per body mass
0.004949 W/g

References

External Resources

Integrated Taxonomic Information System
ITIS 176290
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NCBI Taxonomy
Taxonomy ID 9121
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