Growth parameters for Atherina boyeri
 
Maximum Length 20cm TL
n = 14
Note that studies where Loo is very different (+/- 1/3) from Lmax are doubtful.
Lm vs Linf graph [n = 2]
Longevity vs 3/K graph [n = 3]
ø = 1.38
L inf = 11.9 cm TL
K = 0.2
Median record no. 8
107666Ref. 107666
Loo
(cm)
Length Type K
(1/y)
to
(years)
Sex M
(1/y)
Temp° C Lm Ø' Country Locality Questionable Captive
7.5 TL 0.670 -0.46 M 1.58 Greece Mesolongi & Etolikon lagoonal system Yes No
8.2 FL 0.910 -0.45 M 18.0 1.79 Spain Mar Menor lagoon, SE Iberian Peninsula Yes No
8.5 FL 0.810 -0.61 F 18.0 1.76 Spain Mar Menor lagoon, SE Iberian Peninsula Yes No
9.7 TL 0.300 -1.02 M 4.2 1.45 Algeria Mellah Lagoon No No
9.9 TL 0.973 -0.19 M 1.98 Croatia Mala Neretva River estuary Yes No
10.6 TL 1.191 0.01 F 2.13 Croatia Mala Neretva River estuary No No
11.6 TL 0.099 -3.80 7.6 1.12 Portugal Ria de Aveiro (Nov 1998-Nov 1999) No No
11.9 TL 0.171 -1.55 F 4.4 1.38 Algeria Mellah Lagoon No No
12.0 TL 0.230 -1.37 F 1.52 Greece Mesolongi & Etolikon lagoonal system No No
12.3 FL 0.375 0.02 1.75 Greece Lake Trichonis (1992-1993) No No
12.8 TL 0.260 -1.64 M 1.63 Greece Vistonis estuarine system No No
15.5 TL 0.280 -0.74 M 1.83 Iran Caspian Sea (Feb-Aug 2007) No No
16.3 TL 0.270 -0.73 F 1.85 Iran Gomishan wetland (Feb-Aug 2007) No No
16.7 TL 0.160 -1.90 F 1.65 Greece Vistonis estuarine system No No
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