AnAge entry for Puffinus mauretanicus

Classification (HAGRID: 01978)

Taxonomy
Kingdom: Animalia
    Phylum: Chordata
        Class: Aves (Taxon entry)
            Order: Procellariiformes
                Family: Procellariidae
                    Genus: Puffinus
Species
Puffinus mauretanicus
Common name
Balearic shearwater

Lifespan, ageing, and relevant traits

Maximum longevity
Not yet established
Observations

Little is known about the longevity of these animals, though they have been reported to live up to 12.1 years in the wild [0450]. Considering the longevity of similar species, maximum longevity could be significantly underestimated and is thus classified as unknown.

Life history traits (averages)

Female sexual maturity
Male sexual maturity
Incubation
Clutch size
(oviparous)
Clutches per year
Weight at hatching
Adult weight
497 g
Postnatal growth rate

Metabolism

No information on metabolism is available.

References

External Resources

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ITIS 723254
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NCBI Taxonomy
Taxonomy ID 48681
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