AnAge entry for Pelecanus erythrorhynchos

Classification (HAGRID: 01058)

Taxonomy
Kingdom: Animalia
    Phylum: Chordata
        Class: Aves (Taxon entry)
            Order: Pelecaniformes
                Family: Pelecanidae
                    Genus: Pelecanus
Species
Pelecanus erythrorhynchos
Common name
American white pelican

Lifespan, ageing, and relevant traits

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

Life history traits (averages)

Female sexual maturity
1,095 days
Male sexual maturity
1,095 days
Incubation
36 days
Clutch size
2 (oviparous)
Clutches per year
1
Weight at hatching
110 g
Adult weight
6,129 g
Postnatal growth rate

Metabolism

No information on metabolism is available.

References

External Resources

Integrated Taxonomic Information System
ITIS 174684
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NCBI Taxonomy
Taxonomy ID 33618
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