AnAge entry for Lepisosteus osseus

Classification (HAGRID: 01539)

Taxonomy
Kingdom: Animalia
    Phylum: Chordata
        Class: Holostei
            Order: Lepisosteiformes
                Family: Lepisosteidae
                    Genus: Lepisosteus
Species
Lepisosteus osseus
Common name
Longnose gar

Lifespan, ageing, and relevant traits

Maximum longevity
36 years (wild)
Source
ref. 454
Sample size
Medium
Data quality
Acceptable
Observations
No observations are presently available

Life history traits (averages)

Female sexual maturity
2,190 days
Male sexual maturity
1,277 days
Adult weight
12,540 g

Metabolism

No information on metabolism is available.

References

External Resources

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ITIS 161094
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Taxonomy ID 34771
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