AnAge entry for Larus fuscus

Classification (HAGRID: 00405)

Taxonomy
Kingdom: Animalia
    Phylum: Chordata
        Class: Aves (Taxon entry)
            Order: Charadriiformes
                Family: Laridae
                    Genus: Larus
Species
Larus fuscus
Common name
Lesser black-backed gull

Lifespan, ageing, and relevant traits

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

Maximum longevity from banding studies is 34.9 years [0450].

Life history traits (averages)

Female sexual maturity
1,460 days
Male sexual maturity
1,460 days
Incubation
Clutch size
(oviparous)
Clutches per year
Weight at hatching
Adult weight
766.2 g
Postnatal growth rate
0.128 days-1 (from logistic function)

Metabolism

No information on metabolism is available.

References

External Resources

Integrated Taxonomic Information System
ITIS 176821
Animal Diversity Web
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NCBI Taxonomy
Taxonomy ID 8915
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