AnAge entry for Daption capense

Classification (HAGRID: 01142)

Taxonomy
Kingdom: Animalia
    Phylum: Chordata
        Class: Aves (Taxon entry)
            Order: Procellariiformes
                Family: Procellariidae
                    Genus: Daption
Species
Daption capense
Common name
Cape petrel

Lifespan, ageing, and relevant traits

Maximum longevity
28.5 years (wild)
Source
ref. 1305
Sample size
Medium
Data quality
Acceptable
Observations

One banded individual was found to be at least 28.5 years old [1305].

Life history traits (averages)

Female sexual maturity
2,192 days
Male sexual maturity
Incubation
Clutch size
(oviparous)
Clutches per year
Weight at hatching
Adult weight
408.6 g
Postnatal growth rate
0.17 days-1 (from logistic function)

Metabolism

No information on metabolism is available.

References

External Resources

Integrated Taxonomic Information System
ITIS 174534
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NCBI Taxonomy
Taxonomy ID 37055
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