AnAge entry for Sula granti

Classification (HAGRID: 01378)

Taxonomy
Kingdom: Animalia
    Phylum: Chordata
        Class: Aves (Taxon entry)
            Order: Suliformes
                Family: Sulidae
                    Genus: Sula
Species
Sula granti
Common name
Nazca booby

Lifespan, ageing, and relevant traits

Maximum longevity
21 years (wild)
Source
ref. 320
Sample size
Medium
Data quality
Acceptable
Observations

One study in the wild found that the oldest banded animals were at least 21 years of age. A slight but detectable increase in mortality rate was also observed in animals above age 19 [0320].

Life history traits (averages)

Female sexual maturity
Male sexual maturity
Incubation
Clutch size
(oviparous)
Clutches per year
Weight at hatching
Adult weight
1,754 g
Postnatal growth rate

Metabolism

No information on metabolism is available.

References

External Resources

Integrated Taxonomic Information System
ITIS 726047
Animal Diversity Web
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Encyclopaedia of Life
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NCBI Taxonomy
Taxonomy ID 218701
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