AnAge entry for Stercorarius antarcticus

Classification (HAGRID: 00481)

Taxonomy
Kingdom: Animalia
    Phylum: Chordata
        Class: Aves (Taxon entry)
            Order: Charadriiformes
                Family: Stercorariidae
                    Genus: Stercorarius
Species
Stercorarius antarcticus
Common name
Brown skua
Synonyms
Catharacta skua antarctica, Catharacta antarctica

Lifespan, ageing, and relevant traits

Maximum longevity
28.8 years (wild)
Source
ref. 0427
Sample size
Medium
Data quality
Acceptable
Observations
No observations are presently available

Life history traits (averages)

Female sexual maturity
Male sexual maturity
Incubation
Clutch size
(oviparous)
Clutches per year
Weight at hatching
Adult weight
1,687 g
Postnatal growth rate

Metabolism

No information on metabolism is available.

References

External Resources

Integrated Taxonomic Information System
ITIS 660061
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NCBI Taxonomy
Taxonomy ID 555350
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