AnAge entry for Strongylocentrotus franciscanus

Strongylocentrotus franciscanus is a species with negligible senescence

Classification (HAGRID: 04225)

Taxonomy
Kingdom: Animalia
    Phylum: Echinodermata
        Class: Echinoidea
            Order: Echinoida
                Family: Strongylocentrotidae
                    Genus: Strongylocentrotus
Species
Strongylocentrotus franciscanus
Common name
Red sea urchin

Lifespan, ageing, and relevant traits

IMR
Not yet available
MRDT
No MRDT detected
Maximum longevity
200 years (wild)
Source
ref. 40
Sample size
Medium
Data quality
Acceptable
Observations

The red sea urchin shows no noticeable signs of ageing. It is considered a species with negligible senescence. Estimates suggest these animals might live up to 200 years in the wild [0040]. They attain sexual maturity in about 1-2 years [0591].

Life history traits (averages)

Female sexual maturity
550 days
Male sexual maturity
550 days
Adult weight

Metabolism

No information on metabolism is available.

References

External Resources

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ITIS 157971
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NCBI Taxonomy
Taxonomy ID 7665
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