Growth parameters for Squalus acanthias
 
Maximum Length 95cm TL
n = 36
Note that studies where Loo is very different (+/- 1/3) from Lmax are doubtful.
Lm vs Linf graph [n = 9]
Reproductive graph [n = 2]
M vs K graph [n = 2]
M vs Linf graph [n = 2]
Longevity vs 3/K graph [n = 11]
ø = 3.00
L inf = 120.0 cm FL
K = 0.1
Median record no. 19
54100Ref. 54100
Loo
(cm)
Length Type K
(1/y)
to
(years)
Sex M
(1/y)
Temp° C Lm Ø' Country Locality Questionable Captive
65.7 TL 0.090 -4.90 2.59 USA Northern California (Monterey) No No
78.0 FL 0.990 M 55.5 3.78 Canada Scotian shelf No No
79.5 TL 0.150 -2.50 M 2.98 Ireland No No
79.7 TL 0.210 -2.00 M 9.0 60.0 3.13 UK Scotland North coast Yes No
79.9 TL 0.210 -1.70 M 3.13 Ireland Southwestern Ireland No No
81.7 TL 0.190 -1.50 M 3.10 North Sea No No
85.4 TL 0.140 -1.90 M 3.01 USA Northwestern Atlantic No No
89.5 FL 0.116 M 12.0 58.0 2.97 New Zealand QMA3 No No
91.8 TL 0.110 -3.70 M 2.97 Northwestern Atlantic No No
98.8 TL 0.090 -1.60 F 2.94 Ireland Southwestern Ireland No No
99.8 TL 0.070 -4.70 M 0.09 5.4 2.84 Canada Georgia Strait, British Columbia No No
101.0 TL 0.110 -3.60 F 9.0 82.0 3.05 UK Scotland North coast No No
101.0 TL 0.040 -8.40 2.61 USA Southern Puget Sound Yes No
102.0 TL 0.030 -12.70 2.49 USA Waters of State of Oregon Yes No
104.5 TL 0.090 -3.40 F 2.99 Northwestern Atlantic No No
112.0 TL 0.070 -3.40 F 78.2 2.94 Ireland No No
113.5 TL 0.040 -5.20 2.71 USA Northern Puget Sound No No
116.3 TL 0.100 -1.10 M 3.13 Russia Kuril Islands, Pacific waters No No
120.0 FL 0.069 F 12.0 73.0 3.00 New Zealand QMA3 No No
120.0 FL 0.042 F 72.5 2.78 Canada Scotian shelf No No
121.0 TL 0.070 -2.80 F 3.01 Northwestern Atlantic No No
124.0 TL 0.168 M 3.41 Turkey SE Black Sea, (40°15' - 40°38'E, 40°57' - 41°04'N) No No
124.0 TL 0.030 -6.90 2.66 USA Washington State Yes No
125.0 TL 0.048 -4.88 F 0.09 2.88 Hecate Strait, British Columbia No No
128.0 0.200 -0.29 M 82.0 3.52 Turkey south-east Black Sea No No
137.0 TL 0.050 -4.70 F 2.97 North Sea No No
138.0 TL 0.126 F 3.38 Turkey SE Black Sea, (40°15' - 40°38'E, 40°57' - 41°04'N) No No
140.0 TL 0.023 -5.00 2.65 Northeastern Pacific, the 1940s No No
145.0 TL 0.170 -0.73 F 88.0 3.55 Turkey south-east Black Sea No No
147.2 TL 0.050 -2.00 F 3.03 Russia Kuril Islands, Pacific waters No No
153.0 TL 0.040 2.97 Argentina Chuy, Uruguay (34°S) to Ríncon, Argentina (41°S) No No
159.0 TL 0.010 -25.30 2.40 USA Waters of southern California (Concepcion) Yes No
170.1 TL 0.080 3.36 Black Sea No No
205.0 TL 0.030 -3.30 3.10 Russia Northern Primor’e No No
234.0 TL 0.040 -2.90 M 3.34 Northwestern part of the Black Sea No No
258.5 TL 0.030 -2.70 F 3.30 Northwestern part of the Black Sea No No
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