Growth parameters for Carcharhinus leucas
 
Maximum Length 360cm TL
n = 7
Note that studies where Loo is very different (+/- 1/3) from Lmax are doubtful.
Lm vs Linf graph [n = 4]
Longevity vs 3/K graph [n = 2]
ø = 3.79
L inf = 285.0 cm TL
K = 0.1
Median record no. 4
9165Ref. 9165
Loo
(cm)
Length Type K
(1/y)
to
(years)
Sex M
(1/y)
Temp° C Lm Ø' Country Locality Questionable Captive
225.0 FL 0.098 -3.42 F 189.0 3.70 USA between Florida and North Carolina No No
230.0 OT 0.071 -5.12 192.0 3.57 South Africa East coast No No
245.0 FL 0.059 -5.57 M 180.0 3.55 USA between Florida and North Carolina No No
285.0 TL 0.076 -3.00 26.0 218.0 3.79 USA Northern Gulf of Mexico No No
301.0 FL 0.040 -6.84 3.56 USA northern Gulf of Mexico No No
324.0 FL 0.158 2.60 4.22 Australia northern Australia No No
357.0 TL 0.039 -4.93 21.5 3.69 USA Mobile, Alabama No No
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