AnAge entry for Rhizoprionodon terraenovae

Classification (HAGRID: 02245)

Taxonomy
Kingdom: Animalia
    Phylum: Chordata
        Class: Chondrichthyes (Taxon entry)
            Order: Carcharhiniformes
                Family: Carcharhinidae
                    Genus: Rhizoprionodon
Species
Rhizoprionodon terraenovae
Common name
Atlantic sharpnose shark
Synonyms
Scoliodon terraenovae, Squalus terraenovae

Lifespan, ageing, and relevant traits

Maximum longevity
10.2 years (wild)
Source
ref. 822
Sample size
Medium
Data quality
Acceptable
Observations

Record longevity of these animals is 10.2 years [0822].

Life history traits (averages)

Female sexual maturity
948 days
Male sexual maturity
803 days
Litter size
4.4 (viviparous)
Interbirth interval
365 days
Adult weight
3,988 g

Metabolism

No information on metabolism is available.

References

External Resources

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ITIS 160200
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NCBI Taxonomy
Taxonomy ID 303945
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