Growth parameters for Oreochromis andersonii
 
Maximum Length 61cm TL
n = 17
Note that studies where Loo is very different (+/- 1/3) from Lmax are doubtful.
Lm vs Linf graph [n = 1]
Reproductive graph [n = 1]
Longevity vs 3/K graph [n = 1]
ø = 2.56
L inf = 23.8 cm SL
K = 0.6
Median record no. 9
102Ref. 102
Loo
(cm)
Length Type K
(1/y)
to
(years)
Sex M
(1/y)
Temp° C Lm Ø' Country Locality Questionable Captive
15.7 SL 1.956 2.68 Zambia ponds Yes Yes
16.7 SL 1.911 2.73 Zambia ponds Yes Yes
17.4 SL 8.204 3.40 Zambia ponds Yes Yes
17.9 SL 2.260 2.86 Uganda ponds Yes Yes
18.4 SL 2.474 2.92 Zambia ponds Yes Yes
18.5 SL 1.403 2.68 Zambia ponds Yes Yes
18.9 SL 1.562 2.75 Zambia ponds Yes Yes
21.9 SL 0.727 2.54 Zambia ponds Yes Yes
23.8 SL 0.635 2.56 Zambia ponds Yes Yes
25.1 SL 0.455 F 2.46 Zambia Kafue Flats Yes No
26.7 SL 0.250 -2.18 28.0 13.2 2.25 Botswana Okavango Delta Yes No
30.0 0.990 -0.78 2.95 Zambia Central Upper Zambezi flood plain Yes No
36.6 SL 0.186 -0.88 2.40 Namibia Lake Liambezi, Caprivi No No
37.0 SL 0.291 -1.13 2.60 Zambia Kafue floodplain No No
40.2 SL 0.221 M 2.55 Zambia Kafue Flats No No
48.6 SL 0.174 2.61 Zambia Barotse Flats No No
53.0 TL 1.000 3.45 Botswana Okavango Delta Yes No
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