AnAge entry for Lagenorhynchus obliquidens

Classification (HAGRID: 02743)

Taxonomy
Kingdom: Animalia
    Phylum: Chordata
        Class: Mammalia (Taxon entry)
            Order: Cetacea (Taxon entry)
                Family: Delphinidae
                    Genus: Lagenorhynchus
Species
Lagenorhynchus obliquidens
Common name
Pacific white-sided dolphin
Synonyms
Lagenorhynchus longidens, Lagenorhynchus ognevi, Delphinus longidens

Lifespan, ageing, and relevant traits

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

It has been estimated that these animals live up to 46 years [0538]. One wild born specimen was about 36-37 years old when it died in captivity [0671].

Life history traits (averages)

Female sexual maturity
3,832 days
Male sexual maturity
Gestation
320 days
Weaning
Litter size
1 (viviparous)
Litters per year
Inter-litter interval
Weight at birth
14,000 g
Weight at weaning
Adult weight
103,000 g
Postnatal growth rate

Metabolism

No information on metabolism is available.

References

External Resources

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ITIS 180444
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NCBI Taxonomy
Taxonomy ID 90247
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