AnAge entry for Negaprion brevirostris

Classification (HAGRID: 02241)

Taxonomy
Kingdom: Animalia
    Phylum: Chordata
        Class: Chondrichthyes (Taxon entry)
            Order: Carcharhiniformes
                Family: Carcharhinidae
                    Genus: Negaprion
Species
Negaprion brevirostris
Common name
Lemon shark
Synonyms
Carcharias fronto, Hypoprion brevirostris, Negaprion fronto

Lifespan, ageing, and relevant traits

Maximum longevity
20 years (wild)
Source
ref. 822
Sample size
Medium
Data quality
Acceptable
Observations
No observations are presently available

Life history traits (averages)

Female sexual maturity
4,636 days
Male sexual maturity
Litter size
7.4 (viviparous)
Interbirth interval
730 days
Adult weight
101,035 g

Metabolism

No information on metabolism is available.

References

External Resources

Integrated Taxonomic Information System
ITIS 160433
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NCBI Taxonomy
Taxonomy ID 7821
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