AnAge entry for Oncorhynchus gorbuscha

Classification (HAGRID: 00696)

Taxonomy
Kingdom: Animalia
    Phylum: Chordata
        Class: Actinopterygii (Taxon entry)
            Order: Salmoniformes
                Family: Salmonidae
                    Genus: Oncorhynchus
Species
Oncorhynchus gorbuscha
Common name
Pink salmon

Lifespan, ageing, and relevant traits

Maximum longevity
3 years (wild)
Source
ref. 1
Sample size
Medium
Data quality
Acceptable
Observations

As in other species of salmon, these animals age and die shortly after spawning. It is not considered ageing but rather sudden death.

Life history traits (averages)

Female sexual maturity
730 days
Male sexual maturity
730 days
Adult weight
3,740 g

Metabolism

No information on metabolism is available.

References

External Resources

Integrated Taxonomic Information System
ITIS 161975
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NCBI Taxonomy
Taxonomy ID 8017
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