AnAge entry for Oxyura jamaicensis

Classification (HAGRID: 01133)

Taxonomy
Kingdom: Animalia
    Phylum: Chordata
        Class: Aves (Taxon entry)
            Order: Anseriformes
                Family: Anatidae
                    Genus: Oxyura
Species
Oxyura jamaicensis
Common name
Ruddy duck

Lifespan, ageing, and relevant traits

Maximum longevity
13.6 years (wild)
Source
ref. 576
Sample size
Medium
Data quality
Acceptable
Observations
No observations are presently available

Life history traits (averages)

Female sexual maturity
365 days
Male sexual maturity
365 days
Incubation
23 days
Clutch size
8 (oviparous)
Clutches per year
1
Weight at hatching
43 g
Adult weight
542 g
Postnatal growth rate

Metabolism

No information on metabolism is available.

References

External Resources

Integrated Taxonomic Information System
ITIS 175175
Animal Diversity Web
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NCBI Taxonomy
Taxonomy ID 8884
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