AnAge entry for Grus japonensis

Classification (HAGRID: 01430)

Taxonomy
Kingdom: Animalia
    Phylum: Chordata
        Class: Aves (Taxon entry)
            Order: Gruiformes
                Family: Gruidae
                    Genus: Grus
Species
Grus japonensis
Common name
Manchurian crane

Lifespan, ageing, and relevant traits

Maximum longevity
25.2 years (captivity)
Source
ref. 575
Sample size
Medium
Data quality
Acceptable
Observations

The longevity of these animals is controversial. They appear to live at least 25.2 years in captivity [0575], but possibly much longer. There are anecdotal reports they might live up to 70 years in captivity [0438].

Life history traits (averages)

Female sexual maturity
1,095 days
Male sexual maturity
1,095 days
Incubation
31 days
Clutch size
2 (oviparous)
Clutches per year
Weight at hatching
Adult weight
8,500 g
Postnatal growth rate
0.049 days-1 (from logistic function)

Metabolism

No information on metabolism is available.

References

External Resources

Integrated Taxonomic Information System
ITIS 176184
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NCBI Taxonomy
Taxonomy ID 30415
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