AnAge entry for Polyodon spathula

Classification (HAGRID: 01531)

Taxonomy
Kingdom: Animalia
    Phylum: Chordata
        Class: Chondrostei
            Order: Acipenseriformes
                Family: Polyodontidae
                    Genus: Polyodon
Species
Polyodon spathula
Common name
Mississippi paddlefish

Lifespan, ageing, and relevant traits

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

Life history traits (averages)

Female sexual maturity
3,285 days
Male sexual maturity
2,190 days
Adult weight
49,885 g

Metabolism

No information on metabolism is available.

References

External Resources

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ITIS 161088
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Taxonomy ID 7913
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