AnAge entry for Ginglymostoma cirratum

Classification (HAGRID: 02291)

Taxonomy
Kingdom: Animalia
    Phylum: Chordata
        Class: Chondrichthyes (Taxon entry)
            Order: Orectolobiformes
                Family: Ginglymostomatidae
                    Genus: Ginglymostoma
Species
Ginglymostoma cirratum
Common name
Nurse shark

Lifespan, ageing, and relevant traits

Maximum longevity
25 years (wild)
Source
ref. 1
Sample size
Medium
Data quality
Acceptable
Observations
No observations are presently available

Life history traits (averages)

Female sexual maturity
Male sexual maturity
Adult weight
60,280 g

Metabolism

No information on metabolism is available.

References

External Resources

Integrated Taxonomic Information System
ITIS 159977
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NCBI Taxonomy
Taxonomy ID 7801
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