AnAge entry for Rhizoprionodon acutus

Classification (HAGRID: 01421)

Taxonomy
Kingdom: Animalia
    Phylum: Chordata
        Class: Chondrichthyes (Taxon entry)
            Order: Carcharhiniformes
                Family: Carcharhinidae
                    Genus: Rhizoprionodon
Species
Rhizoprionodon acutus
Common name
Milk shark
Synonyms
Carcharias aaronis, Carcharias acutus, Carcharias crenidens, Carcharias eumeces, Carcharias sorrahkowa, Carcharias walbeehmi, Scoliodon longmani, Scoliodon sorrahkowah, Scoliodon vagatus, Scoliodon walbeehmi, Carcharias albomarginatus

Lifespan, ageing, and relevant traits

Maximum longevity
8 years (wild)
Source
ref. 454
Sample size
Medium
Data quality
Acceptable
Observations
No observations are presently available

Life history traits (averages)

Female sexual maturity
Male sexual maturity
Adult weight
2,750 g

Metabolism

No information on metabolism is available.

References

External Resources

Integrated Taxonomic Information System
ITIS 160211
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NCBI Taxonomy
Taxonomy ID 34770
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