Animal Weight

How much does a Musso’s fish-eating rat weight?

It is hard to guess what a Musso’s fish-eating rat weights. But we have the answer:

An adult Musso’s fish-eating rat (Neusticomys mussoi) on average weights 40 grams (0.09 lbs).

The Musso’s fish-eating rat is from the family Muridae (genus: Neusticomys). When reaching adult age, they grow up to 7.8 cm (0′ 4″).

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.

Musso’s fish-eating rat (Neusticomys mussoi) is a species of rodent in the family Cricetidae endemic towestern Venezuela, where it has been found at altitudes of 1000 to 1200 m. It is semiaquatic and feeds on freshwater invertebrates.

Animals of the same family as a Musso’s fish-eating rat

We found other animals of the Muridae family:

Animals with the same weight as a Musso’s fish-eating rat

As a comparison, here are some other animals that weight as much as the Neusticomys mussoi: