AnAge entry for Phoebastria albatrus

Classification (HAGRID: 01127)

Taxonomy
Kingdom: Animalia
    Phylum: Chordata
        Class: Aves (Taxon entry)
            Order: Procellariiformes
                Family: Diomedeidae
                    Genus: Phoebastria
Species
Phoebastria albatrus
Common name
Short-tailed albatross
Synonyms
Diomedea albatrus

Lifespan, ageing, and relevant traits

Maximum longevity
Not yet established
Observations

Not much is known about the longevity of these animals, though they have been reported to live up to 17.6 years [0427]. Considering the longevity of similar species, maximum longevity could be significantly underestimated.

Life history traits (averages)

Female sexual maturity
Male sexual maturity
Incubation
Clutch size
(oviparous)
Clutches per year
Weight at hatching
Adult weight
4,411 g
Postnatal growth rate

Metabolism

No information on metabolism is available.

References

External Resources

Integrated Taxonomic Information System
ITIS 554377
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NCBI Taxonomy
Taxonomy ID 54023
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