AnAge entry for Gygis alba

Classification (HAGRID: 00393)

Taxonomy
Kingdom: Animalia
    Phylum: Chordata
        Class: Aves (Taxon entry)
            Order: Charadriiformes
                Family: Laridae
                    Genus: Gygis
Species
Gygis alba
Common name
Fairy tern

Lifespan, ageing, and relevant traits

Maximum longevity
35.9 years (wild)
Source
ref. 977
Sample size
Medium
Data quality
Acceptable
Observations
No observations are presently available

Life history traits (averages)

Female sexual maturity
1,764 days
Male sexual maturity
1,764 days
Incubation
36 days
Clutch size
1 (oviparous)
Clutches per year
Weight at hatching
13 g
Adult weight
98.1 g
Postnatal growth rate
0.094 days-1 (from logistic function)

Metabolism

Typical body temperature
Not yet available
Basal metabolic rate
0.8224 W
Body mass
98.1 g
Metabolic rate per body mass
0.008383 W/g

References

External Resources

Integrated Taxonomic Information System
ITIS 176954
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NCBI Taxonomy
Taxonomy ID 297809
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