AnAge entry for Sotalia fluviatilis

Classification (HAGRID: 02748)

Taxonomy
Kingdom: Animalia
    Phylum: Chordata
        Class: Mammalia (Taxon entry)
            Order: Cetacea (Taxon entry)
                Family: Delphinidae
                    Genus: Sotalia
Species
Sotalia fluviatilis
Common name
River dolphin
Synonyms
Sotalia fluviatilis fluviatilis, Sotalia pallida, Sotalia tucuxi, Delphinus fluviatilis

Lifespan, ageing, and relevant traits

Maximum longevity
Not yet established
Observations

Little is known about the longevity of these animals, but one wild born specimen was still living in captivity at about 31-32 years of age [0671].

Life history traits (averages)

Female sexual maturity
Male sexual maturity
Gestation
325 days
Weaning
Litter size
1 (viviparous)
Litters per year
Inter-litter interval
Weight at birth
Weight at weaning
Adult weight
46,667 g
Postnatal growth rate

Metabolism

No information on metabolism is available.

References

External Resources

Integrated Taxonomic Information System
ITIS 180422
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NCBI Taxonomy
Taxonomy ID 103598
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