AnAge entry for Larus argentatus

Classification (HAGRID: 01223)

Taxonomy
Kingdom: Animalia
    Phylum: Chordata
        Class: Aves (Taxon entry)
            Order: Charadriiformes
                Family: Laridae
                    Genus: Larus
Species
Larus argentatus
Common name
Herring gull

Lifespan, ageing, and relevant traits

IMR
0.004/year
MRDT
6 years
Maximum longevity
49 years
Source
Multiple references, please see bibliography below
Sample size
Medium
Data quality
Acceptable
Observations
No observations are presently available

Life history traits (averages)

Female sexual maturity
1,825 days
Male sexual maturity
1,460 days
Incubation
26 days
Clutch size
3 (oviparous)
Clutches per year
1
Weight at hatching
67.5 g
Adult weight
1,094 g
Postnatal growth rate
0.155 days-1 (from logistic function)

Metabolism

Typical body temperature
Not yet available
Basal metabolic rate
4.8170 W
Body mass
1000.0 g
Metabolic rate per body mass
0.004817 W/g

References

External Resources

Integrated Taxonomic Information System
ITIS 176824
Animal Diversity Web
ADW account (if available)
Encyclopaedia of Life
Search EOL
NCBI Taxonomy
Taxonomy ID 35669
Entrez
Search all databases
Ageing Literature
Search Google Scholar or Search PubMed or Search Scirus
Images
Google Image search
Internet
Search Google