AnAge entry for Pylodictis olivaris

Classification (HAGRID: 04210)

Taxonomy
Kingdom: Animalia
    Phylum: Chordata
        Class: Teleostei
            Order: Siluriformes
                Family: Ictaluridae
                    Genus: Pylodictis
Species
Pylodictis olivaris
Common name
Flathead catfish

Lifespan, ageing, and relevant traits

Maximum longevity
20 years (wild)
Source
ref. 454
Sample size
Medium
Data quality
Acceptable
Observations

Like many other similar species, these animals appear to grow continuously [0442].

Life history traits (averages)

Female sexual maturity
1,825 days
Male sexual maturity
1,460 days
Clutch size
52,000 (oviparous)
Adult weight
30,718 g

Metabolism

No information on metabolism is available.

References

External Resources

Integrated Taxonomic Information System
ITIS 164029
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NCBI Taxonomy
Taxonomy ID 75288
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