AnAge entry for Larus occidentalis

Classification (HAGRID: 00412)

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

Lifespan, ageing, and relevant traits

Maximum longevity
33.9 years (wild)
Source
ref. 427
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
27 days
Clutch size
3 (oviparous)
Clutches per year
1
Weight at hatching
67.5 g
Adult weight
931.5 g
Postnatal growth rate
0.136 days-1 (from logistic function)

Metabolism

Typical body temperature
Not yet available
Basal metabolic rate
3.4363 W
Body mass
761.0 g
Metabolic rate per body mass
0.004515 W/g

References

External Resources

Integrated Taxonomic Information System
ITIS 176817
Animal Diversity Web
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NCBI Taxonomy
Taxonomy ID 126713
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