Growth parameters for Katsuwonus pelamis
 
Maximum Length 110cm FL
n = 58
Note that studies where Loo is very different (+/- 1/3) from Lmax are doubtful.
Auximetric graph [n = 58]
Lm vs Linf graph [n = 3]
Reproductive graph [n = 2]
M vs K graph [n = 8]
M vs Linf graph [n = 8]
Longevity vs 3/K graph [n = 2]
ø = 3.51
L inf = 82.5 cm FL
K = 0.5
Median record no. 30
1345Ref. 1345
Loo
(cm)
Length Type K
(1/y)
to
(years)
Sex M
(1/y)
Temp° C Lm Ø' Country Locality Questionable Captive
53.6 FL 0.870 27.2 3.40 Cuba Southwestern region No No
61.3 FL 1.250 1.90 23.0 3.67 Western Pacific No No
62.0 FL 1.100 23.0 3.63 Vanuatu No No
65.0 FL 0.920 25.0 3.59 Papua New Guinea No No
65.1 FL 1.300 1.60 23.0 3.74 Western tropical Pacific No No
65.5 FL 0.950 25.0 3.61 Papua New Guinea No No
65.7 NG 0.500 0.83 3.33 India Andhra Pradesh, 2016 No No
68.2 NG 0.340 0.69 3.20 India Visakhapatnam (2011-2012) No No
72.0 FL 0.700 28.5 3.56 Philippines Opol No No
72.0 FL 0.800 28.5 3.62 Philippines Opol No No
72.9 FL 0.830 18.0 3.64 USA Eastern Pacific No No
74.8 FL 0.520 25.0 3.46 Papua New Guinea No No
75.5 FL 0.770 12.5 3.64 Eastern Pacific No No
76.0 0.440 28.5 3.41 Sri Lanka (including Maldives) No No
77.0 FL 0.580 0.65 25.0 44.5 3.54 USA North Carolina waters No No
77.0 FL 0.520 28.5 3.49 Sri Lanka No No
77.7 NG 0.880 1.28 43.0 3.73 India Tamil Nadu (2011-2012) No No
78.0 FL 0.800 28.5 3.69 Philippines Opol No No
78.0 0.620 28.5 3.58 Maldives No No
78.5 FL 1.250 28.5 43.1 3.89 Philippines Bohol Sea No No
79.0 TL 1.100 28.0 3.84 Indonesia West Pacific (Sorong, Irian) No No
79.0 0.410 28.5 3.41 Sri Lanka (including Maldives) No No
79.1 FL 0.640 18.0 3.60 USA Eastern Pacific No No
79.7 0.410 28.5 3.42 Sri Lanka No No
80.0 TL 0.950 28.0 3.78 Indonesia West Pacific (Sorong, Irian) No No
80.0 FL 0.600 0.87 17.5 3.58 Mauritania East tropical Atlantic Ocean No No
80.0 FL 0.601 25.0 3.59 Mozambique No No
80.5 FL 0.630 1.68 27.5 3.61 El Salvador 10°N 100°W (Pacific) No No
82.0 0.450 28.5 3.48 Maldives No No
82.5 FL 0.480 28.5 3.51 Philippines Southern waters No No
83.0 FL 0.780 28.5 3.73 Philippines Sulu Sea No No
84.3 0.220 27.0 3.19 India Minicoy Island No No
84.5 FL 0.510 28.5 3.56 Philippines Southern waters No No
84.6 FL 1.160 25.0 3.92 Hawaii No No
85.0 0.440 28.5 3.50 Sri Lanka (including Maldives) No No
85.0 0.620 28.5 3.65 Sri Lanka No No
85.1 FL 0.440 -0.01 18.0 3.50 USA Eastern Pacific No No
85.1 FL 0.950 25.0 3.84 Hawaii No No
85.1 FL 0.440 18.0 3.50 Mexico Eastern tropical Pacific No No
86.0 0.620 27.6 3.66 India Andaman Sea No No
86.7 FL 0.307 -0.32 27.0 3.36 Gulf of Guinea No No
88.1 FL 0.430 18.0 3.52 USA Eastern Pacific No No
90.0 0.480 27.0 3.59 India Minicoy Island No No
90.0 FL 0.490 29.5 3.60 India Minicoy Island No No
90.6 FL 0.590 25.0 3.69 Hawaii No No
92.4 FL 0.470 25.0 3.60 Hawaii No No
93.6 FL 0.430 3.58 Western Pacific No No
97.1 FL 0.220 -2.07 3.32 Brazil Southeastern-southern regions No No
101.0 FL 0.390 25.0 3.60 Hawaii No No
102.0 FL 0.550 25.0 3.76 Hawaii Central Pacific No No
104.0 FL 0.300 20.0 3.51 Taiwan No No
104.0 FL 0.430 20.0 3.67 Taiwan No No
108.0 FL 0.410 18.0 3.68 USA Eastern Pacific Yes No
113.0 FL 0.240 -1.70 3.49 USA Florida Straits No No
117.5 FL 0.191 3.42 Western and Central Pacific No No
139.0 FL 0.110 -1.97 27.2 3.33 Cuba West Zone Yes No
142.0 FL 0.290 18.0 3.77 USA Eastern Pacific Yes No
144.0 FL 0.185 15.0 3.58 Japan Northeastern Sea of Japan Yes No
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