AnAge entry for Larus canus

Classification (HAGRID: 01226)

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

Lifespan, ageing, and relevant traits

Maximum longevity
33.7 years (wild)
Source
ref. 450
Sample size
Medium
Data quality
Acceptable
Observations

Maximum longevity from banding studies is 33.7 years [0450]. A decline in fitness from around 10 years of breeding age was observed in the wild [0881].

Life history traits (averages)

Female sexual maturity
1,095 days
Male sexual maturity
730 days
Incubation
23 days
Clutch size
3 (oviparous)
Clutches per year
1
Weight at hatching
40 g
Adult weight
430.6 g
Postnatal growth rate
0.191 days-1 (from logistic function)

Metabolism

Typical body temperature
Not yet available
Basal metabolic rate
2.2570 W
Body mass
431.0 g
Metabolic rate per body mass
0.005237 W/g

References

External Resources

Integrated Taxonomic Information System
ITIS 176832
Animal Diversity Web
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Encyclopaedia of Life
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NCBI Taxonomy
Taxonomy ID 28681
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