AnAge entry for Peponocephala electra

Classification (HAGRID: 02746)

Taxonomy
Kingdom: Animalia
    Phylum: Chordata
        Class: Mammalia (Taxon entry)
            Order: Cetacea (Taxon entry)
                Family: Delphinidae
                    Genus: Peponocephala
Species
Peponocephala electra
Common name
Melon-headed whale
Synonyms
Lagenorhynchus asia, Delphinus fusiformis, Lagenorhynchus pectoralis, Lagenorhynchus electra, Delphinus pectoralis

Lifespan, ageing, and relevant traits

Maximum longevity
47 years (wild)
Source
ref. 1
Sample size
Medium
Data quality
Acceptable
Observations
No observations are presently available

Life history traits (averages)

Female sexual maturity
4,290 days
Male sexual maturity
2,465 days
Gestation
365 days
Weaning
Litter size
1 (viviparous)
Litters per year
Inter-litter interval
Weight at birth
Weight at weaning
Adult weight
206,000 g
Postnatal growth rate

Metabolism

No information on metabolism is available.

References

External Resources

Integrated Taxonomic Information System
ITIS 180459
Animal Diversity Web
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NCBI Taxonomy
Taxonomy ID 103596
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