Growth parameters for Arapaima gigas
 
Maximum Length 450cm TL
n = 2
Note that studies where Loo is very different (+/- 1/3) from Lmax are doubtful.
ø = 4.17
L inf = 386.0 cm TL
K = 0.1
Median record no. 2
97385Ref. 97385
Loo
(cm)
Length Type K
(1/y)
to
(years)
Sex M
(1/y)
Temp° C Lm Ø' Country Locality Questionable Captive
248.0 TL 0.255 -0.72 4.20 Brazil Mamirauá Reserve, Solimões River, Amazon No No
386.0 TL 0.099 -0.93 4.17 Brazil Mamirauá Reserve, Solimões River, Amazon No No
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