Growth parameters for Merluccius bilinearis
 
Maximum Length 76cm TL
n = 16
Note that studies where Loo is very different (+/- 1/3) from Lmax are doubtful.
Lm vs Linf graph [n = 1]
M vs K graph [n = 1]
M vs Linf graph [n = 1]
Longevity vs 3/K graph [n = 2]
ø = 2.85
L inf = 44.9 cm TL
K = 0.4
Median record no. 9
32891Ref. 32891
Loo
(cm)
Length Type K
(1/y)
to
(years)
Sex M
(1/y)
Temp° C Lm Ø' Country Locality Questionable Captive
35.7 TL 0.737 0.42 12.0 2.97 USA Southern Georges Bank Yes No
38.5 TL 0.763 0.49 12.0 3.05 USA Middle Atlantic-southern New England Yes No
38.8 TL 0.621 0.33 12.0 2.97 USA Northern Georges Bank Yes No
39.7 TL 0.425 0.18 12.0 2.83 USA Southern Georges Bank Yes No
41.3 TL 0.472 0.47 12.0 2.91 USA Middle Atlantic-southern New England Yes No
42.2 TL 0.369 -0.20 12.0 2.82 USA Southern Georges Bank No No
42.5 TL 0.399 0.16 12.0 2.86 USA Northern Georges Bank Yes No
44.3 TL 0.401 0.05 12.0 2.90 USA Gulf of Maine No No
44.9 TL 0.354 0.09 12.0 2.85 USA Gulf of Maine No No
45.1 TL 0.323 -0.20 12.0 2.82 USA Northern Georges Bank No No
46.7 SL 0.358 12.0 2.89 USA New York Bight (40°19'N, 73°52'W) No No
48.7 SL 0.499 -0.03 12.0 3.07 USA New York Bight (40°19'N, 73°52'W) No No
49.4 TL 0.307 -0.34 12.0 2.87 USA Middle Atlantic-southern New England No No
51.5 TL 0.254 -0.21 12.0 2.83 USA Gulf of Maine No No
62.2 TL 0.280 7.0 3.03 Nova Scotia No No
65.4 TL 0.180 0.40 5.0 23.1 2.89 USA Northwest Atlantic No No
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