AnAge entry for Prionace glauca

Classification (HAGRID: 02242)

Taxonomy
Kingdom: Animalia
    Phylum: Chordata
        Class: Chondrichthyes (Taxon entry)
            Order: Carcharhiniformes
                Family: Carcharhinidae
                    Genus: Prionace
Species
Prionace glauca
Common name
Blue shark
Synonyms
Carcharias gracilis, Carcharias hirundinaceus, Carcharias pugae, Prionace mackiei, Squalus caeruleus, Squalus glaucus, Thalassinus rondelettii

Lifespan, ageing, and relevant traits

Maximum longevity
20 years (wild)
Source
ref. 822
Sample size
Medium
Data quality
Acceptable
Observations
No observations are presently available

Life history traits (averages)

Female sexual maturity
2,190 days
Male sexual maturity
Litter size
30 (viviparous)
Interbirth interval
365 days
Adult weight
113,245 g

Metabolism

No information on metabolism is available.

References

External Resources

Integrated Taxonomic Information System
ITIS 160424
Animal Diversity Web
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NCBI Taxonomy
Taxonomy ID 7815
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