AnAge entry for Makaira nigricans

Classification (HAGRID: 03823)

Taxonomy
Kingdom: Animalia
    Phylum: Chordata
        Class: Teleostei
            Order: Perciformes
                Family: Istiophoridae
                    Genus: Makaira
Species
Makaira nigricans
Common name
Black spearfish
Synonyms
Makaira ampla, Makaira herscheli, Makaira mazara, Makaira herschelii, Tetrapturus herschelii

Lifespan, ageing, and relevant traits

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

Life history traits (averages)

Female sexual maturity
Male sexual maturity
Adult weight
93,500 g

Metabolism

No information on metabolism is available.

References

External Resources

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ITIS 172491
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NCBI Taxonomy
Taxonomy ID 13604
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