AnAge entry for Piaractus brachypomus

Classification (HAGRID: 03451)

Taxonomy
Kingdom: Animalia
    Phylum: Chordata
        Class: Teleostei
            Order: Characiformes
                Family: Characidae
                    Genus: Piaractus
Species
Piaractus brachypomus
Common name
Pirapitinga

Lifespan, ageing, and relevant traits

Maximum longevity
28 years (wild)
Source
ref. 454
Sample size
Medium
Data quality
Acceptable
Observations
No observations are presently available

Life history traits (averages)

Female sexual maturity
Male sexual maturity
Adult weight
13,750 g

Metabolism

No information on metabolism is available.

References

External Resources

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ITIS 163280
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NCBI Taxonomy
Taxonomy ID 42529
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