Growth parameters for Makaira nigricans
 
Maximum Length 500cm TL
n = 6
Note that studies where Loo is very different (+/- 1/3) from Lmax are doubtful.
Auximetric graph [n = 6]
ø = 4.59
L inf = 371.0 cm FL
K = 0.3
Median record no. 4
1001Ref. 1001
Loo
(cm)
Length Type K
(1/y)
to
(years)
Sex M
(1/y)
Temp° C Lm Ø' Country Locality Questionable Captive
210.0 FL 1.53 -0.15 24.8 4.83 USA Gulf of Mexico; Caribbean Sea; NW Atlantic Ocean Yes No
329.5 0.55 0.11 M 4.78 No No
363.0 FL 0.32 M 22.0 4.63 South Africa No No
371.0 FL 0.29 M 25.0 4.59 Hawaii North Central Pacific No No
659.0 FL 0.12 F 25.0 4.70 Hawaii North Central Pacific Yes No
733.5 0.10 0.16 F 4.75 No No
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