AnAge entry for Uria aalge

Classification (HAGRID: 01189)

Taxonomy
Kingdom: Animalia
    Phylum: Chordata
        Class: Aves (Taxon entry)
            Order: Charadriiformes
                Family: Alcidae
                    Genus: Uria
Species
Uria aalge
Common name
Common murre

Lifespan, ageing, and relevant traits

Maximum longevity
42.8 years (wild)
Source
ref. 450
Sample size
Large
Data quality
Acceptable
Observations

In the wild, these animals have been known to live up to 42.8 years [0450].

Life history traits (averages)

Female sexual maturity
1,825 days
Male sexual maturity
1,825 days
Incubation
31 days
Clutch size
1 (oviparous)
Clutches per year
1
Weight at hatching
Adult weight
992 g
Postnatal growth rate
0.201 days-1 (from logistic function)

Metabolism

Typical body temperature
Not yet available
Basal metabolic rate
6.8224 W
Body mass
956.0 g
Metabolic rate per body mass
0.007136 W/g

References

External Resources

Integrated Taxonomic Information System
ITIS 176974
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NCBI Taxonomy
Taxonomy ID 13746
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