AnAge entry for Pontoporia blainvillei

Classification (HAGRID: 02762)

Taxonomy
Kingdom: Animalia
    Phylum: Chordata
        Class: Mammalia (Taxon entry)
            Order: Cetacea (Taxon entry)
                Family: Iniidae
                    Genus: Pontoporia
Species
Pontoporia blainvillei
Common name
Franciscana
Synonyms
Pontoporia tenuirostris, Delphinus blainvillei, Stenodelphis blainvillei

Lifespan, ageing, and relevant traits

Maximum longevity
Not yet established
Observations

Little is know about the longevity of these animals but it is estimated that they live 15-20 years.

Life history traits (averages)

Female sexual maturity
912 days
Male sexual maturity
912 days
Gestation
319 days
Weaning
319 days
Litter size
1 (viviparous)
Litters per year
0.5
Inter-litter interval
730 days
Weight at birth
7,900 g
Weight at weaning
Adult weight
40,500 g
Postnatal growth rate

Metabolism

No information on metabolism is available.

References

External Resources

Integrated Taxonomic Information System
ITIS 180411
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NCBI Taxonomy
Taxonomy ID 48723
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