AnAge entry for Polysticta stelleri

Classification (HAGRID: 00312)

Taxonomy
Kingdom: Animalia
    Phylum: Chordata
        Class: Aves (Taxon entry)
            Order: Anseriformes
                Family: Anatidae
                    Genus: Polysticta
Species
Polysticta stelleri
Common name
Steller's eider

Lifespan, ageing, and relevant traits

Maximum longevity
23 years (wild)
Source
ref. 818
Sample size
Medium
Data quality
Acceptable
Observations

Maximum longevity in banded birds was 23 years [0818].

Life history traits (averages)

Female sexual maturity
730 days
Male sexual maturity
730 days
Incubation
26 days
Clutch size
8 (oviparous)
Clutches per year
1
Weight at hatching
Adult weight
907.2 g
Postnatal growth rate

Metabolism

No information on metabolism is available.

References

External Resources

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ITIS 175153
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NCBI Taxonomy
Taxonomy ID 234623
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