Growth parameters for Sciaenops ocellatus
 
Maximum Length 155cm TL
n = 14
Note that studies where Loo is very different (+/- 1/3) from Lmax are doubtful.
M vs K graph [n = 1]
M vs Linf graph [n = 1]
Longevity vs 3/K graph [n = 2]
ø = 3.52
L inf = 95.0 cm TL
K = 0.4
Median record no. 8
46800Ref. 46800
Loo
(cm)
Length Type K
(1/y)
to
(years)
Sex M
(1/y)
Temp° C Lm Ø' Country Locality Questionable Captive
87.9 TL 0.464 21.5 3.55 USA Upper Laguna Madre, Texas No No
90.0 TL 0.416 -0.08 21.5 3.53 USA Texas No No
90.0 TL 0.423 21.5 3.53 USA Galveston Bay, Texas No No
91.8 TL 0.422 21.0 3.55 USA Texas bays No No
93.4 FL 0.490 -0.03 26.0 3.63 USA Tampa Bay (27°40'N, 82°35'W), Florida No No
94.0 TL 0.504 21.5 3.65 USA Corpus Christi Bay, Texas No No
94.5 TL 0.449 -0.32 26.0 3.60 USA South Carolina No No
95.0 TL 0.370 -0.30 26.0 3.52 USA Louisiana No No
95.7 TL 0.274 21.5 3.40 USA Lower Laguna Madre, Texas No No
97.8 TL 0.409 0.62 21.5 3.59 USA San Antonio Bay, Texas No No
98.0 FL 0.418 -0.15 23.0 3.60 USA Mosquito/Upper Indian River Lagoon, Florida No No
98.0 0.420 -0.15 3.61 No No
105.0 TL 0.300 21.5 3.52 USA Texas No No
118.0 TL 0.274 21.5 3.58 USA Aransas Bay, Texas No No
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