AnAge entry for Potamochoerus porcus

Classification (HAGRID: 02508)

Taxonomy
Kingdom: Animalia
    Phylum: Chordata
        Class: Mammalia (Taxon entry)
            Order: Artiodactyla
                Family: Suidae
                    Genus: Potamochoerus
Species
Potamochoerus porcus
Common name
Red river hog

Lifespan, ageing, and relevant traits

Maximum longevity
22 years (captivity)
Source
ref. 671
Sample size
Large
Data quality
High
Observations

One wild born specimen was about 22 years old when it died in captivity [0671].

Life history traits (averages)

Female sexual maturity
1,096 days
Male sexual maturity
1,096 days
Gestation
122 days
Weaning
91 days
Litter size
3 (viviparous)
Litters per year
Inter-litter interval
365 days
Weight at birth
775 g
Weight at weaning
Adult weight
88,000 g
Postnatal growth rate
0.0099 days-1 (from Gompertz function)
Maximum longevity residual
78%

Metabolism

No information on metabolism is available.

References

External Resources

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ITIS 625011
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NCBI Taxonomy
Taxonomy ID 273791
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