AnAge entry for Neophoca cinerea

Classification (HAGRID: 02667)

Taxonomy
Kingdom: Animalia
    Phylum: Chordata
        Class: Mammalia (Taxon entry)
            Order: Carnivora
                Family: Otariidae
                    Genus: Neophoca
Species
Neophoca cinerea
Common name
Australian sea lion

Lifespan, ageing, and relevant traits

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

Could feature delayed implantantion, which then increases the gestation period. In the wild they live more than 12 years [0621]. One wild born animal was about 24.1 years old when it died in captivity [0671].

Life history traits (averages)

Female sexual maturity
1,095 days
Male sexual maturity
2,191 days
Gestation
258 days
Weaning
570 days
Litter size
1 (viviparous)
Litters per year
0.69
Inter-litter interval
540 days
Weight at birth
7,075 g
Weight at weaning
59,724 g
Adult weight
190,000 g
Postnatal growth rate
Maximum longevity residual
76%

Metabolism

No information on metabolism is available.

References

External Resources

Integrated Taxonomic Information System
ITIS 180623
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NCBI Taxonomy
Taxonomy ID 161930
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