Growth parameters for Mullus surmuletus
 
Maximum Length 40cm SL
n = 38
Note that studies where Loo is very different (+/- 1/3) from Lmax are doubtful.
Lm vs Linf graph [n = 15]
Reproductive graph [n = 1]
M vs K graph [n = 2]
M vs Linf graph [n = 2]
Longevity vs 3/K graph [n = 9]
ø = 2.34
L inf = 30.1 cm TL
K = 0.2
Median record no. 20
58170Ref. 58170
Loo
(cm)
Length Type K
(1/y)
to
(years)
Sex M
(1/y)
Temp° C Lm Ø' Country Locality Questionable Captive
19.9 SL 0.490 -0.03 M 19.0 2.29 Tunisia Tunisian coasts Yes No
21.2 TL 0.430 -0.65 F 2.29 Tunisia Gabes Gulf No No
21.8 SL 0.510 -0.11 F 19.0 2.38 Tunisia Tunisian coasts No No
22.0 FL 0.267 -1.46 M 19.0 2.11 Greece North Aegean Sea No No
22.6 TL 0.270 -1.07 M 2.14 Tunisia Gabes Gulf No No
23.3 TL 0.282 -3.33 M 2.18 Spain S. Mallorca Island No No
23.4 TL 0.288 M 17.0 2.20 Spain Majorca No No
24.8 FL 0.262 -1.58 F 19.0 2.21 Greece North Aegean Sea No No
25.0 TL 0.300 -2.39 M 18.6 2.27 Italy Tyrrhenian & Ionian Sea No No
25.0 TL 0.500 -0.20 M 2.49 Italy Strait of Sicily No No
25.5 TL 0.273 -2.45 M 15.0 2.25 Spain Palma, Majorca Island No No
26.4 0.690 M 2.68 Italy Tyrrhenian Sea No No
27.5 TL 0.450 0.43 17.2 2.53 Italy Sicily No No
27.6 TL 0.270 0.39 17.2 2.31 Italy Ionian Sea No No
27.9 TL 0.103 -1.58 1.90 Turkey Izmir Bay No No
28.5 TL 0.530 M 19.0 2.63 France Gulf of Lion No No
29.0 TL 0.480 -0.84 F 19.5 2.61 Italy Strait of Sicily No No
29.8 TL 0.238 2.32 Spain Majorca No No
29.8 TL 0.490 -0.31 15.0 2.64 Spain No No
30.1 TL 0.240 -2.68 F 20.8 2.34 Italy Tyrrhenian & Ionian Sea No No
30.3 TL 0.520 -0.16 M 16.7 2.68 Morocco M'diq bay No No
30.9 TL 0.113 -3.85 2.03 Spain Catalan Sea No No
31.7 TL 0.470 -0.30 15.1 2.68 Egypt Alexandria, Demietta & Port Said No No
31.9 TL 0.205 -2.61 F 16.8 2.32 Spain Palma, Majorca Island No No
32.2 0.710 F 2.87 Italy Tyrrhenian Sea No No
32.3 TL 0.540 -0.62 F 17.8 2.75 Morocco M'diq bay No No
32.5 TL 0.110 -3.65 2.07 Spain Catalan Sea No No
33.4 TL 0.430 F 19.0 2.68 France Gulf of Lion No No
34.5 TL 0.137 -3.82 F 15.0 2.21 Spain S. Mallorca Island No No
34.5 TL 0.136 F 15.0 2.21 Spain Majorca No No
35.4 TL 0.225 -1.19 2.45 Greece Cretan Sea No No
36.0 TL 0.218 -3.23 M 16.2 2.45 eastern English Channel and southern North Sea No No
38.0 FL 0.104 -2.76 M 19.0 2.18 Greece Central Aegean Sea No No
40.1 TL 0.164 -1.88 2.42 Spain No No
40.1 TL 0.160 -1.88 2.41 Spain Balearic Islands (GSA 5) No No
41.3 FL 0.100 -2.80 F 19.0 13.8 2.23 Greece Central Aegean Sea No No
51.2 TL 0.190 -2.90 F 16.9 2.70 eastern English Channel and southern North Sea No No
53.3 TL 0.183 -1.23 2.72 France Manche No No
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