AnAge entry for Hoplostethus atlanticus

Classification (HAGRID: 03444)

Taxonomy
Kingdom: Animalia
    Phylum: Chordata
        Class: Teleostei
            Order: Beryciformes
                Family: Trachichthyidae
                    Genus: Hoplostethus
Species
Hoplostethus atlanticus
Common name
Orange roughy

Lifespan, ageing, and relevant traits

Maximum longevity
149 years (wild)
Source
ref. 454
Sample size
Medium
Data quality
Acceptable
Observations

The orange roughy is a slow-growing, long-lived species. Age at sexual maturity is unknown but may be as high as 30 years. Their maximum longevity has been estimates to be as high as 149 years [0454].

Life history traits (averages)

Female sexual maturity
6,448 days
Male sexual maturity
7,208 days
Adult weight
3,850 g

Metabolism

No information on metabolism is available.

References

External Resources

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ITIS 166139
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NCBI Taxonomy
Taxonomy ID 96778
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