AnAge entry for Ichthyaetus audouinii

Classification (HAGRID: 00396)

Taxonomy
Kingdom: Animalia
    Phylum: Chordata
        Class: Aves (Taxon entry)
            Order: Charadriiformes
                Family: Laridae
                    Genus: Ichthyaetus
Species
Ichthyaetus audouinii
Common name
Audouin's gull
Synonyms
Larus audouinii

Lifespan, ageing, and relevant traits

Maximum longevity
25 years (wild)
Source
ref. 0450
Sample size
Large
Data quality
Acceptable
Observations

Maximum longevity from banding studies is 25 years [0450]. A study comparing this bird and 7 other species concluded that the rate of telomere shortening was a strong predictor of lifespan, unlike telomere length [1356].

Life history traits (averages)

Female sexual maturity
1,095 days
Male sexual maturity
1,095 days
Incubation
Clutch size
(oviparous)
Clutches per year
Weight at hatching
Adult weight
535 g
Postnatal growth rate
0.18 days-1 (from logistic function)

Metabolism

No information on metabolism is available.

References

External Resources

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ITIS 824066
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NCBI Taxonomy
Taxonomy ID 1288292
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