AnAge entry for Martes zibellina

Classification (HAGRID: 02639)

Taxonomy
Kingdom: Animalia
    Phylum: Chordata
        Class: Mammalia (Taxon entry)
            Order: Carnivora
                Family: Mustelidae
                    Genus: Martes
Species
Martes zibellina
Common name
Sable

Lifespan, ageing, and relevant traits

Maximum longevity
18.4 years (captivity)
Source
ref. 671
Sample size
Small
Data quality
Acceptable
Observations

One animal born in a fur farm and taken to Leningrad Zoo was living after 18.4 years [0671]. There is usually a period of delayed implantation, so the total gestation time can take between 150 and 335 days.

Life history traits (averages)

Female sexual maturity
456 days
Male sexual maturity
456 days
Gestation
30 days
Weaning
56 days
Litter size
3 (viviparous)
Litters per year
Inter-litter interval
Weight at birth
30 g
Weight at weaning
600 g
Adult weight
1,067 g
Postnatal growth rate
Maximum longevity residual
129%

Metabolism

No information on metabolism is available.

References

External Resources

Integrated Taxonomic Information System
ITIS 621945
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NCBI Taxonomy
Taxonomy ID 36722
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