Growth parameters for Sparus aurata
 
Maximum Length 70cm TL
n = 12
Note that studies where Loo is very different (+/- 1/3) from Lmax are doubtful.
Lm vs Linf graph [n = 1]
M vs K graph [n = 4]
M vs Linf graph [n = 4]
Longevity vs 3/K graph [n = 2]
ø = 3.20
L inf = 55.3 cm TL
K = 0.5
Median record no. 7
58286Ref. 58286
Loo
(cm)
Length Type K
(1/y)
to
(years)
Sex M
(1/y)
Temp° C Lm Ø' Country Locality Questionable Captive
30.8 TL 0.678 -1.37 2.81 Egypt Bardawil Lagoon No No
45.5 TL 0.370 0.50 17.2 2.88 France Sète No No
46.7 FL 0.210 0.23 17.0 2.66 Tunisia No No
49.7 0.314 17.4 2.89 France Sète, Gulf of Lion No No
53.9 TL 0.260 -0.74 19.0 2.88 France off Sète No No
53.9 TL 0.250 0.50 17.2 2.86 France Sète No No
55.3 TL 0.513 -0.28 32.6 3.20 Algeria Mellah Lagoon No No
57.7 TL 0.270 0.50 19.0 2.95 France Sète No No
59.1 TL 0.275 -0.26 16.0 2.98 France Etang de Thau No No
62.2 TL 0.171 -0.63 2.82 Spain Catalan Sea No No
76.0 TL 0.130 -1.22 19.0 2.88 France off Sète, Gulf of Lion No No
84.5 TL 0.130 -1.59 24.0 2.97 Spain Cadiz, fish ponds No Yes
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