Growth parameters for Lepomis gibbosus
 
Maximum Length 40cm TL
n = 16
Note that studies where Loo is very different (+/- 1/3) from Lmax are doubtful.
M vs K graph [n = 2]
M vs Linf graph [n = 2]
Longevity vs 3/K graph [n = 1]
ø = 1.68
L inf = 18.5 cm SL
K = 0.1
Median record no. 9
56555Ref. 56555
Loo
(cm)
Length Type K
(1/y)
t0
(years)
Sex M
(1/y)
Temp° C Lm Ø' Country Locality Questionable Captive
13.0 SL 0.240 -0.80 1.61 USA Unnamed pond in Michigan Yes  
14.3 SL 0.180 -0.61 1.56 USA Lower Loch Alpine Lake, Michigan Yes No
14.6 SL 0.210 -0.21 1.65 Canada Upper Poole Pond, Ontario Yes  
15.3 SL 0.160 -0.05 1.57 Canada Lac Vert, Qu├ębec Yes No
16.8 SL 0.170 0.15 1.68 Canada Crosson Lake, Ontario Yes No
17.4 SL 0.240 0.20 1.86 Canada Lower Dowsley Pond, Ontario Yes  
17.6 SL 0.240 0.39 1.87 USA Unspecified pond, New York Yes  
18.0 SL 0.160 0.12 1.71 Canada Plastic Lake, Ontario Yes No
18.5 SL 0.140 -0.65 1.68 Canada Lake Opinicon, Ontario Yes No
19.1 SL 0.170 0.05 1.79 USA Deep Lake, Michigan Yes No
20.6 SL 0.160 -0.33 1.83 USA Flora Lake, Wisconsin No No
21.9 SL 0.130 -0.03 1.79 Canada Upper Beverly Lake, Ontario No No
22.3 TL 0.200 0.64 0.54 25.5 2.00 Spain Arrocampo Reservoir; M is for Mid Lake, WI, USA Yes No
25.6 SL 0.200 0.47 2.12 USA Houghton Lake, Michigan No No
28.1 SL 0.150 0.47 2.07 USA Unspecified lake (North Carolina) No No
42.0 TL 0.300 0.42 2.72 Canada Ontario No No
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