AnAge entry for Sphyrna tiburo

Classification (HAGRID: 02251)

Taxonomy
Kingdom: Animalia
    Phylum: Chordata
        Class: Chondrichthyes (Taxon entry)
            Order: Carcharhiniformes
                Family: Sphyrnidae
                    Genus: Sphyrna
Species
Sphyrna tiburo
Common name
Bonnethead shark
Synonyms
Sphyrna vespertina, Squalus tiburo

Lifespan, ageing, and relevant traits

Maximum longevity
6.5 years (wild)
Source
ref. 822
Sample size
Medium
Data quality
Acceptable
Observations
No observations are presently available

Life history traits (averages)

Female sexual maturity
1,058 days
Male sexual maturity
857 days
Litter size
10 (viviparous)
Interbirth interval
365 days
Adult weight
5,940 g

Metabolism

No information on metabolism is available.

References

External Resources

Integrated Taxonomic Information System
ITIS 160502
Animal Diversity Web
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NCBI Taxonomy
Taxonomy ID 7824
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