AnAge entry for Phalacrocorax auritus

Classification (HAGRID: 02192)

Taxonomy
Kingdom: Animalia
    Phylum: Chordata
        Class: Aves (Taxon entry)
            Order: Suliformes
                Family: Phalacrocoracidae
                    Genus: Phalacrocorax
Species
Phalacrocorax auritus
Common name
Double-crested cormorant

Lifespan, ageing, and relevant traits

Maximum longevity
22.5 years (wild)
Source
ref. 427
Sample size
Large
Data quality
Acceptable
Observations

Maximum longevity from banding studies was 22.5 years [0427].

Life history traits (averages)

Female sexual maturity
730 days
Male sexual maturity
730 days
Incubation
24 days
Clutch size
4 (oviparous)
Clutches per year
1
Weight at hatching
31.15 g
Adult weight
1,817 g
Postnatal growth rate
0.171 days-1 (from logistic function)

Metabolism

Typical body temperature
Not yet available
Basal metabolic rate
5.6096 W
Body mass
1330.0 g
Metabolic rate per body mass
0.004218 W/g

References

External Resources

Integrated Taxonomic Information System
ITIS 174717
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NCBI Taxonomy
Taxonomy ID 56069
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