AnAge entry for Somateria mollissima

Classification (HAGRID: 01137)

Taxonomy
Kingdom: Animalia
    Phylum: Chordata
        Class: Aves (Taxon entry)
            Order: Anseriformes
                Family: Anatidae
                    Genus: Somateria
Species
Somateria mollissima
Common name
Common eider
Synonyms
Anas mollissima, Eider mollissimus

Lifespan, ageing, and relevant traits

Maximum longevity
37.8 years (wild)
Source
ref. 450
Sample size
Medium
Data quality
Acceptable
Observations
No observations are presently available

Life history traits (averages)

Female sexual maturity
730 days
Male sexual maturity
730 days
Incubation
28 days
Clutch size
4 (oviparous)
Clutches per year
1
Weight at hatching
76.4 g
Adult weight
2,130 g
Postnatal growth rate
0.061 days-1 (from logistic function)

Metabolism

No information on metabolism is available.

References

External Resources

Integrated Taxonomic Information System
ITIS 175155
Animal Diversity Web
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Encyclopaedia of Life
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NCBI Taxonomy
Taxonomy ID 76058
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