AnAge entry for Pollimyrus isidori

Classification (HAGRID: 03721)

Taxonomy
Kingdom: Animalia
    Phylum: Chordata
        Class: Teleostei
            Order: Osteoglossiformes
                Family: Mormyridae
                    Genus: Pollimyrus
Species
Pollimyrus isidori
Common name
Mormyrid
Synonyms
Marcusenius isidori

Lifespan, ageing, and relevant traits

Maximum longevity
29 years (wild)
Source
ref. 1
Sample size
Medium
Data quality
Acceptable
Observations

There are unverified reports that these animals live up to 29 years in the wild [0001], though this could be due to confusion with earlier reports of a captive specimen living up to 28 years [0520].

Life history traits (averages)

Female sexual maturity
Male sexual maturity
Adult weight
4 g

Metabolism

No information on metabolism is available.

References

External Resources

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ITIS 649981
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NCBI Taxonomy
Taxonomy ID 91713
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