AnAge entry for Thalassarche melanophris

Classification (HAGRID: 01133)

Taxonomy
Kingdom: Animalia
    Phylum: Chordata
        Class: Aves (Taxon entry)
            Order: Procellariiformes
                Family: Diomedeidae
                    Genus: Thalassarche
Species
Thalassarche melanophris
Common name
Black-browed albatross
Synonyms
Diomedea melanophris, Thalassarche melanophrys, Thalassarche melanophris melanophris

Lifespan, ageing, and relevant traits

Maximum longevity
43.7 years (wild)
Source
ref. 427
Sample size
Medium
Data quality
Acceptable
Observations

In the wild, these animals can live up to 43.7 years [0427]. One study in the wild found that breeding success and offspring body condition declined in old individuals [1124].

Life history traits (averages)

Female sexual maturity
Male sexual maturity
Incubation
Clutch size
(oviparous)
Clutches per year
Weight at hatching
Adult weight
3,232 g
Postnatal growth rate
0.068 days-1 (from logistic function)

Metabolism

No information on metabolism is available.

References

External Resources

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ITIS 554453
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