AnAge entry for Galeorhinus galeus

Classification (HAGRID: 02253)

Taxonomy
Kingdom: Animalia
    Phylum: Chordata
        Class: Chondrichthyes (Taxon entry)
            Order: Carcharhiniformes
                Family: Triakidae
                    Genus: Galeorhinus
Species
Galeorhinus galeus
Common name
Tope shark
Synonyms
Galeorhinus cyrano, Galeorhinus vitaminicus, Galeus molinae, Notogaleus rhinophanes, Squalus galeus, Galeorhinus zyopterus

Lifespan, ageing, and relevant traits

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

Life history traits (averages)

Female sexual maturity
4,615 days
Male sexual maturity
Litter size
24.9 (viviparous)
Interbirth interval
1,095 days
Adult weight
24,585 g

Metabolism

No information on metabolism is available.

References

External Resources

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ITIS 160181
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NCBI Taxonomy
Taxonomy ID 86063
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