Animal Weight

How much does a Aquatic rat weight?

It is hard to guess what a Aquatic rat weights. But we have the answer:

An adult Aquatic rat (Anotomys leander) on average weights 66 grams (0.15 lbs).

The Aquatic rat is from the family Muridae (genus: Anotomys). When reaching adult age, they grow up to 19.6 cm (0′ 8″).

As a reference: An average human weights in at 62 kg (137 lbs) and reaches an average size of 1.65m (5′ 5″). Humans spend 280 days (40 weeks) in the womb of their mother and reach around 75 years of age.

The aquatic rat, Ecuador fish-eating rat, fish-eating rat or Ecuadoran ichthyomyine (Anotomys leander) is a South American species of semiaquatic rodent in the family Cricetidae. It is the only species in the genus Anotomys. This species is currently considered endangered. It is thought to be nocturnal and feeds on aquatic arthropods and insects. It is found in small ranges along the Andes.

Animals of the same family as a Aquatic rat

We found other animals of the Muridae family:

Animals with the same weight as a Aquatic rat

As a comparison, here are some other animals that weight as much as the Anotomys leander: