AnAge entry for Inia geoffrensis

Classification (HAGRID: 02760)

Taxonomy
Kingdom: Animalia
    Phylum: Chordata
        Class: Mammalia (Taxon entry)
            Order: Cetacea (Taxon entry)
                Family: Iniidae
                    Genus: Inia
Species
Inia geoffrensis
Common name
Amazon dolphin
Synonyms
Delphinus frontatus, Delphinus geoffrensis

Lifespan, ageing, and relevant traits

Maximum longevity
31.3 years (captivity)
Source
ref. 671
Sample size
Tiny
Data quality
Acceptable
Observations

It is estimated that these animals can live up to 30 years in the wild [0001], but maybe longer. One captive specimen lived 31.3 years [0671].

Life history traits (averages)

Female sexual maturity
Male sexual maturity
Gestation
287 days
Weaning
Litter size
1 (viviparous)
Litters per year
Inter-litter interval
Weight at birth
6,800 g
Weight at weaning
Adult weight
84,000 g
Postnatal growth rate

Metabolism

No information on metabolism is available.

References

External Resources

Integrated Taxonomic Information System
ITIS 180407
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NCBI Taxonomy
Taxonomy ID 9725
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