AnAge entry for Thunnus alalunga

Classification (HAGRID: 03989)

Taxonomy
Kingdom: Animalia
    Phylum: Chordata
        Class: Teleostei
            Order: Perciformes
                Family: Scombridae
                    Genus: Thunnus
Species
Thunnus alalunga
Common name
Albacore
Synonyms
Thunnus germo, Scomber alalunga

Lifespan, ageing, and relevant traits

Maximum longevity
13 years (wild)
Source
ref. 454
Sample size
Medium
Data quality
Acceptable
Observations

In the Atlantic Ocean, these animals can live up to 13 years [0716].

Life history traits (averages)

Female sexual maturity
1,825 days
Male sexual maturity
1,825 days
Clutch size
2,000,000 (oviparous)
Clutches per year
1
Interbirth interval
365 days
Adult weight
33,165 g

Metabolism

No information on metabolism is available.

References

External Resources

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ITIS 172419
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NCBI Taxonomy
Taxonomy ID 8235
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