AnAge entry for Manta birostris

Classification (HAGRID: 02283)

Taxonomy
Kingdom: Animalia
    Phylum: Chordata
        Class: Chondrichthyes (Taxon entry)
            Order: Myliobatiformes
                Family: Mobulidae
                    Genus: Manta
Species
Manta birostris
Common name
Giant manta
Synonyms
Manta alfredi

Lifespan, ageing, and relevant traits

Maximum longevity
20 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
Adult weight
1,650,000 g

Metabolism

No information on metabolism is available.

References

External Resources

Integrated Taxonomic Information System
ITIS 160992
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NCBI Taxonomy
Taxonomy ID 195310
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