Growth parameters for Balistes capriscus
 
Maximum Length 60cm TL
n = 18
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 = 5]
ø = 2.87
L inf = 43.8 cm FL
K = 0.4
Median record no. 10
5814Ref. 5814
Loo
(cm)
Length Type K
(1/y)
to
(years)
Sex M
(1/y)
Temp° C Lm Ø' Country Locality Questionable Captive
36.7 TL 0.274 -0.75 F 2.57 Turkey Iskenderun Gulf No No
37.5 TL 0.450 M 2.80 Senegal No No
38.0 TL 0.350 F 2.70 Senegal No No
38.7 FL 0.520 0.01 F 2.89 USA northern Gulf of Mexico No No
39.0 TL 0.256 -0.83 M 2.59 Turkey Iskenderun Gulf No No
40.5 FL 0.550 0.02 M 2.96 USA northern Gulf of Mexico No No
40.8 FL 0.430 16.0 14.5 2.85 Ghana No No
40.9 FL 0.340 27.0 2.75 Colombia Gulf of Salamanca No No
41.0 TL 0.110 2.27 Cote d'Ivoire No No
43.8 FL 0.383 0.15 F 25.0 2.87 USA Northeast Gulf of Mexico No No
44.3 FL 0.190 -2.26 F 2.57 USA Southeastern coast Yes No
45.1 TL 0.210 -0.29 22.0 2.63 western Gulf of Guinea (Benin, Togo, Ghana and Ivory Coast) No No
45.7 FL 0.330 -1.58 2.84 USA Southeastern coast Yes No
46.6 0.362 0.19 2.90 USA northeastern Gulf of Mexico No No
49.2 FL 0.382 0.23 M 24.8 2.97 USA Northeast Gulf of Mexico Yes No
52.1 FL 0.170 -2.03 M 2.66 USA Southeastern coast Yes No
53.1 FL 0.180 -0.23 24.0 2.71 Brazil southeastern coast No No
57.1 FL 0.190 -0.15 2.79 USA Southeastern coast No No
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