AnAge entry for Phoebastria immutabilis

Classification (HAGRID: 01950)

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

Lifespan, ageing, and relevant traits

Maximum longevity
62 years (wild)
Source
ref. 718
Sample size
Large
Data quality
Acceptable
Observations

One female specimen banded in 1956 was spotted with a chick on Midway Atoll in 2013. In 1956 the animal, named Wisdom, was incubating an egg making it at least 5 years old and therefore at least 62 years of age in 2013 [0718].

Life history traits (averages)

Female sexual maturity
3,141 days
Male sexual maturity
3,068 days
Incubation
64 days
Clutch size
1 (oviparous)
Clutches per year
1
Weight at hatching
167.2 g
Adult weight
3,150 g
Postnatal growth rate

Metabolism

Typical body temperature
Not yet available
Basal metabolic rate
7.4620 W
Body mass
2522.0 g
Metabolic rate per body mass
0.002959 W/g

References

External Resources

Integrated Taxonomic Information System
ITIS 554378
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NCBI Taxonomy
Taxonomy ID 54020
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