AnAge entry for Galeocerdo cuvier

Classification (HAGRID: 02240)

Taxonomy
Kingdom: Animalia
    Phylum: Chordata
        Class: Chondrichthyes (Taxon entry)
            Order: Carcharhiniformes
                Family: Carcharhinidae
                    Genus: Galeocerdo
Species
Galeocerdo cuvier
Common name
Tiger shark
Synonyms
Carcharias fasciatus, Carcharias hemprichii, Galeocerdo obtusus, Galeocerdo rayneri, Galeocerdo tigrinus, Galeus cepedianus, Galeus maculatus, Squalus arcticus, Squalus cuvier, Galeocerdo cuvieri

Lifespan, ageing, and relevant traits

Maximum longevity
50 years (wild)
Source
ref. 822
Sample size
Medium
Data quality
Acceptable
Observations
No observations are presently available

Life history traits (averages)

Female sexual maturity
2,555 days
Male sexual maturity
1,825 days
Litter size
31.5 (viviparous)
Interbirth interval
730 days
Adult weight
444,070 g

Metabolism

No information on metabolism is available.

References

External Resources

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ITIS 160189
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Taxonomy ID 7819
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