Growth parameters for Thunnus alalunga
 
Maximum Length 140cm FL
n = 41
Note that studies where Loo is very different (+/- 1/3) from Lmax are doubtful.
Lm vs Linf graph [n = 4]
Reproductive graph [n = 1]
M vs K graph [n = 4]
M vs Linf graph [n = 4]
Longevity vs 3/K graph [n = 3]
ø = 3.52
L inf = 134.0 cm FL
K = 0.2
Median record no. 21
312Ref. 312
Loo
(cm)
Length Type K
(1/y)
to
(years)
Sex M
(1/y)
Temp° C Lm Ø' Country Locality Questionable Captive
78.2 FL 0.540 -0.38 F 3.52 Greece Taranto G. & N. Aegean Sea No No
86.0 FL 0.370 -0.76 19.0 3.44 Greece Aegean Sea No No
90.5 FL 0.314 -1.01 M 3.41 Greece Taranto G. & N. Aegean Sea No No
94.7 FL 0.258 -1.35 19.0 3.36 Greece Aegean and Ionian Seas No Yes
98.6 FL 0.406 -0.63 14.0 3.60 Italy Tyrrhenian Sea Yes No
100.0 FL 0.200 3.30 South Pacific No No
102.0 FL 0.280 23.0 3.46 South Pacific No No
104.0 FL 0.274 14.0 3.47 Spain Catabro-Galicia Region No No
104.0 FL 0.340 -0.53 F 3.57 central and western North Pacific No No
104.1 FL 0.139 -4.88 3.18 Italy N. Ionian & S. Adriatic Sea Yes No
109.0 FL 0.233 -2.14 14.0 3.44 USA off California Yes No
113.0 0.370 0.14 3.67 pacific No No
114.0 FL 0.253 -1.01 M 3.52 central and western North Pacific No No
118.0 FL 0.262 -1.31 11.0 3.56 France Eastern Atlantic (off Britanny?) No No
121.0 FL 0.134 -1.92 3.29 New Zealand New Zealand waters No No
124.0 FL 0.164 -2.24 3.40 North Pacific Yes No
124.7 0.230 -0.99 90.0 3.55 North and South Atlantic No No
125.0 FL 0.230 -0.99 13.0 3.56 Indian Ocean No No
127.0 FL 0.120 -2.31 23.0 3.29 South Pacific No No
128.0 FL 0.160 -0.90 13.0 3.42 Indian Ocean No No
134.0 FL 0.183 -0.35 0.20 11.0 79.0 3.52 France Bay of Biscay No No
134.0 FL 0.172 -1.87 0.22 17.0 3.49 USA North Pacific 40°N 150°W No No
135.0 FL 0.138 11.0 3.40 France Gulf of Gascogne (45°30' N, 6° W) No No
135.0 FL 0.190 25.0 3.54 Tropical Atlantic No No
140.0 FL 0.141 0.23 18.0 94.0 3.44 USA Central Atlantic No No
140.0 FL 0.130 14.5 3.41 Spain Bay of Biscay No No
141.0 FL 0.146 15.0 3.46 South Africa No No
141.7 FL 0.090 3.26 New Zealand New zealand waters No No
142.0 FL 0.150 -0.67 13.0 3.48 Indian Oean No No
142.3 0.145 -0.67 3.47 South Atlantic No No
143.0 FL 0.183 0.20 16.0 3.57 France Eastern Atlantic No No
145.0 FL 0.159 -3.06 12.0 3.52 Japan North Pacific Current 28-40°N Yes No
146.0 FL 0.150 -0.86 12.0 3.50 Japan No No
147.0 FL 0.130 13.0 3.45 Indian Ocean No No
147.0 FL 0.189 90.0 3.61 North and South Atlantic No No
150.0 FL 0.119 11.0 3.43 France Bay of Biscay and off Ireland, 50°N 10°W No No
151.0 FL 0.118 15.0 3.43 South Africa No No
163.0 FL 0.100 12.0 3.42 Japan No No
164.0 FL 0.100 -2.07 3.43 South Atlantic No No
189.0 FL 0.093 22.0 3.52 Hawaii Central North Pacific Yes No
192.0 FL 0.060 -3.30 23.0 3.34 South Pacific Yes No
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