AnAge entry for Fulmarus glacialis

Classification (HAGRID: 01965)

Taxonomy
Kingdom: Animalia
    Phylum: Chordata
        Class: Aves (Taxon entry)
            Order: Procellariiformes
                Family: Procellariidae
                    Genus: Fulmarus
Species
Fulmarus glacialis
Common name
Northern fulmar

Lifespan, ageing, and relevant traits

Maximum longevity
51 years (wild)
Source
Paul Thompson, pers. comm.
Sample size
Medium
Data quality
Acceptable
Observations

Although ageing was not initially detected in these animals [0023], senescence in the wild, in terms of survival and reproduction, has been observed [1143]. In one study in the wild, the oldest bird was at least 51 years-old (Paul Thompson, pers. comm.).

Life history traits (averages)

Female sexual maturity
2,200 days
Male sexual maturity
2,200 days
Incubation
55 days
Clutch size
1 (oviparous)
Clutches per year
1
Weight at hatching
65 g
Adult weight
908 g
Postnatal growth rate
0.121 days-1 (from logistic function)

Metabolism

No information on metabolism is available.

References

External Resources

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ITIS 174536
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Taxonomy ID 30455
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