Growth parameters for Oreochromis aureus
 
Maximum Length 45.7cm TL
n = 30
Note that studies where Loo is very different (+/- 1/3) from Lmax are doubtful.
Lm vs Linf graph [n = 2]
Reproductive graph [n = 2]
M vs K graph [n = 1]
M vs Linf graph [n = 1]
ø = 2.31
L inf = 16.4 cm SL
K = 0.8
Median record no. 16
115Ref. 115
Loo
(cm)
Length Type K
(1/y)
to
(years)
Sex M
(1/y)
Temp° C Lm Ø' Country Locality Questionable Captive
12.1 SL 11.164 3.21 USA ponds Yes Yes
12.4 SL 11.270 3.24 USA ponds Yes Yes
12.7 SL 4.667 2.88 USA tanks Yes Yes
13.0 SL 4.038 2.83 El Salvador ponds Yes Yes
13.2 SL 11.859 3.32 USA ponds Yes Yes
13.2 SL 12.146 3.33 El Salvador ponds Yes Yes
13.8 SL 4.672 2.95 USA tanks Yes Yes
13.8 SL 7.478 3.15 El Salvador ponds Yes Yes
14.2 SL 8.285 3.22 Costa Rica ponds Yes Yes
14.2 SL 1.616 20.2 2.51 Egypt Lake Mariout Yes No
15.2 SL 4.124 2.98 Costa Rica ponds Yes Yes
15.3 SL 5.239 3.09 El Salvador ponds Yes Yes
15.9 SL 5.970 F 3.18 Belgium cages Yes Yes
16.0 SL 4.804 3.09 El Salvador ponds Yes Yes
16.3 SL 3.504 2.97 Costa Rica ponds Yes Yes
16.4 SL 0.758 M 20.2 8.7 2.31 Egypt Lake Manzalla Yes No
17.4 SL 5.508 3.22 El Salvador ponds Yes Yes
18.7 SL 4.016 3.15 El Salvador ponds Yes Yes
20.5 SL 5.350 M 3.35 Belgium cages Yes Yes
21.3 SL 2.761 3.10 USA ponds Yes Yes
22.0 0.290 0.00 F 2.15 Yes No
23.0 SL 5.027 M 3.42 USA ponds No Yes
25.1 SL 3.590 M 3.35 USA ponds No Yes
26.5 SL 0.577 M 2.61 Israel Lake Kinneret No No
27.1 SL 0.479 F 2.55 Israel Lake Kinneret No No
32.9 TL 0.550 19.0 2.77 Israel Lake Tiberias No No
34.0 0.170 -0.08 M 2.29 No No
44.5 SL 0.510 -0.10 M 27.8 3.00 Mexico Infiernillo dam, Michoacán-Guerrero No No
48.7 SL 0.430 -0.10 F 27.8 3.01 Mexico Infiernillo dam, Michoacán-Guerrero No No
49.0 SL 0.361 0.24 0.40 23.0 2.94 Mexico Presa Miguel Alemán, Oaxaca Yes No
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