Growth parameters for Latimeria chalumnae
 
Maximum Length 168cm TL
n = 3
Note that studies where Loo is very different (+/- 1/3) from Lmax are doubtful.
Auximetric graph [n = 3]
Lm vs Linf graph [n = 1]
M vs K graph [n = 1]
M vs Linf graph [n = 1]
Longevity vs 3/K graph [n = 1]
ø = 3.78
L inf = 200.0 cm TL
K = 0.2
Median record no. 2
312Ref. 312
Loo
(cm)
Length Type K
(1/y)
to
(years)
Sex M
(1/y)
Temp° C Lm Ø' Country Locality Questionable Captive
150.0 TL 0.26 -0.94 M 22.5 3.77 Comoros Comoros Islands Yes No
200.0 TL 0.15 -1.16 F 22.5 3.78 Comoros East Africa Yes No
219.0 TL 0.06 -3.60 0.12 14.0 150.0 3.44 Comoros Comoro islands No No
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