AnAge entry for Lagenodelphis hosei

Classification (HAGRID: 02741)

Taxonomy
Kingdom: Animalia
    Phylum: Chordata
        Class: Mammalia (Taxon entry)
            Order: Cetacea (Taxon entry)
                Family: Delphinidae
                    Genus: Lagenodelphis
Species
Lagenodelphis hosei
Common name
Fraser's dolphin

Lifespan, ageing, and relevant traits

Maximum longevity
Not yet established
Observations

In one study in the wild, the oldest of ten specimens caught was estimated to be 16 years old [0615]. Maximum longevity is unknown.

Life history traits (averages)

Female sexual maturity
2,646 days
Male sexual maturity
Gestation
335 days
Weaning
Litter size
1 (viviparous)
Litters per year
Inter-litter interval
Weight at birth
Weight at weaning
Adult weight
164,000 g
Postnatal growth rate

Metabolism

No information on metabolism is available.

References

External Resources

Integrated Taxonomic Information System
ITIS 180440
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NCBI Taxonomy
Taxonomy ID 103594
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