Growth parameters for Gadus morhua
 
Maximum Length 200cm TL
n = 107
Note that studies where Loo is very different (+/- 1/3) from Lmax are doubtful.
Lm vs Linf graph [n = 16]
Reproductive graph [n = 6]
M vs K graph [n = 19]
M vs Linf graph [n = 19]
Longevity vs 3/K graph [n = 2]
ø = 3.25
L inf = 110.0 cm TL
K = 0.1
Median record no. 54
312Ref. 312
Loo
(cm)
Length Type K
(1/y)
to
(years)
Sex M
(1/y)
Temp° C Lm Ø' Country Locality Questionable Captive
53.7 TL 0.290 -0.20 10.0 2.92 Southern Gulf of St. Lawrence Yes No
56.2 TL 0.240 -0.54 10.0 11.0 2.88 Southern Gulf of St. Lawrence Yes No
56.9 TL 0.250 -0.38 10.0 2.91 Southern Gulf of St. Lawrence Yes No
64.0 TL 0.240 7.0 2.99 ICNAF Area 2H Yes No
65.0 TL 0.310 7.0 3.12 ICNAF 2J Yes No
66.4 TL 0.501 7.0 3.34 Canada ICNAF 3K 51°N 53°W Yes No
66.6 TL 0.419 7.0 3.27 Canada ICNAF 3K 51°N 53°W Yes No
67.0 TL 0.280 0.18 2.0 3.10 ICNAF 2F Yes No
67.7 TL 0.368 0.53 3.1 3.23 Denmark Baltic, Belt Sea and Kiel Bay Yes No
67.8 TL 0.200 -0.34 10.0 2.96 Southern Gulf of St. Lawrence Yes No
67.9 TL 0.230 -0.02 10.0 3.03 Southern Gulf of St. Lawrence Yes No
68.5 TL 0.241 -1.57 7.0 3.05 Canada ICNAF 2J 53°N 53°W Yes No
68.6 TL 0.170 -0.65 0.44 10.0 2.90 Southern Gulf of St. Lawrence Yes No
71.2 TL 0.200 -0.22 10.0 3.01 Southern Gulf of St. Lawrence Yes No
72.8 TL 0.209 3.1 3.04 Poland Baltic, Gdansk Deep Yes No
73.3 TL 0.154 7.0 2.92 Canada Labrador (200 m depth) Yes No
77.0 TL 0.260 7.0 3.19 ICNAF 3K Yes No
78.0 TL 0.250 7.0 3.18 Canada ICNAF Pn Yes No
83.9 TL 0.245 7.0 3.24 ICNAF 3L 46°N 47°W Yes No
87.0 TL 0.314 7.0 3.38 Greenland ICNAF 1B 66°N 54°W Yes No
87.3 TL 0.340 2.59 1.4 3.41 Greenland ICES Div. XIVb and NAFO Div. 1B-1F Yes No
90.0 TL 0.090 -1.44 10.0 2.86 Southern Gulf of St. Lawrence Yes No
90.6 TL 0.236 7.0 3.29 Greenland ICNAF 1B 66°N 54°W (200 m depth) Yes No
92.3 TL 0.218 5.0 3.27 Greenland Greenland, Southwest Yes No
95.4 TL 0.163 -0.01 M 3.1 3.17 Germany Baltic, Bornholm Basin Yes No
95.9 TL 0.284 4.5 3.42 Norway Lofoten (200 m depth) Yes No
96.6 TL 0.169 0.02 F 3.1 3.20 Germany Baltic, Bornholm Basin Yes No
97.5 TL 0.268 2.89 1.9 3.41 Greenland ICES Div. XIVb and NAFO Div. 1B-1F Yes No
98.0 TL 0.150 7.0 3.16 Canada ICNAF 3M Yes No
98.5 TL 0.390 13.0 60.9 3.58 Ireland Irish Sea Yes No
98.8 TL 0.281 11.5 3.44 USA Southern New England (200 m depth) Yes No
99.0 TL 0.313 2.60 0.3 3.49 Greenland ICES Div. XIVb and NAFO Div. 1B-1F Yes No
99.4 TL 0.202 1.06 1.7 3.30 Greenland ICES Div. XIVb and NAFO Div. 1B-1F Yes No
99.5 TL 0.200 0.44 6.0 3.30 Denmark Baltic, Bornholm Deep Yes No
99.9 TL 0.209 -0.47 1.0 3.32 Greenland Southeast and Southwest Yes No
101.0 TL 0.153 0.66 1.9 3.19 Greenland ICES Div. XIVb and NAFO Div. 1B-1F Yes No
101.0 TL 0.176 0.06 2.3 3.25 Greenland ICES Div. XIVb and NAFO Div. 1B-1F No No
101.0 TL 0.125 7.0 3.11 Canada ICNAF 3L 46°N 47°W (200 m depth) No No
101.0 TL 0.170 7.0 3.24 Canada ICNAF Area 3Ps No No
102.0 TL 0.161 1.04 1.4 3.22 Greenland ICES Div. XIVb and NAFO Div. 1B-1F Yes No
102.0 TL 0.234 -0.35 5.0 3.39 Iceland Southwestern Iceland No No
102.0 TL 0.160 7.0 3.22 Canada ICNAF Area 3L No No
103.0 TL 0.150 0.33 7.0 3.20 Poland Baltic subdiv. 26 No No
104.0 TL 0.151 -0.11 2.7 3.21 Greenland ICES Div. XIVb and NAFO Div. 1B-1F No No
105.0 0.155 10.0 3.23 Germany Baltic No No
105.0 TL 0.134 9.0 3.17 Norway North Eastern North Sea (200 m depth) No No
105.0 TL 0.142 -0.46 3.2 3.19 Greenland ICES Div. XIVb and NAFO Div. 1B-1F No No
106.0 TL 0.177 3.1 3.30 Denmark Baltic, Bornholm Deep No No
106.0 TL 0.164 -0.4 3.27 Greenland Greenland, Northwest No No
107.0 TL 0.216 2.36 1.6 3.39 Greenland ICES Div. XIVb and NAFO Div. 1B-1F Yes No
108.0 TL 0.153 0.18 3.1 3.25 Poland Baltic, Gdansk Deep No No
110.0 TL 0.249 2.09 0.8 3.48 Greenland ICES Div. XIVb and NAFO Div. 1B-1F Yes No
110.0 TL 0.400 0.73 3.68 Faeroe Is. Faroe Bank No No
110.0 TL 0.147 F 4.5 3.25 Iceland Eastern Iceland No No
110.0 TL 0.110 -0.48 10.0 3.12 Southern Gulf of St. Lawrence No No
110.0 TL 0.080 7.0 2.99 Canada ICNAF 4V 44°N 56°W No No
111.0 TL 0.333 9.0 3.61 Netherlands Southern North Sea 54°N 3°E No No
111.0 TL 0.115 -0.86 2.2 3.15 Greenland ICES Div. XIVb and NAFO Div. 1B-1F No No
112.0 TL 0.154 0.31 5.0 3.29 Poland Baltic, off Gdansk No No
115.0 0.114 -0.08 32.2 3.18 Eastern Baltic Sea (Subdivisions 25-32) No No
115.0 TL 0.114 -0.08 0.20 32.2 3.18 Eastern Baltic Sea, Sub-Division 25-32 No No
115.0 TL 0.115 -1.14 2.2 3.18 Greenland ICES Div. XIVb and NAFO Div. 1B-1F No No
115.0 TL 0.117 -0.05 2.3 3.19 Greenland ICES Div. XIVb and NAFO Div. 1B-1F No No
115.0 SL 0.190 -0.42 0.25 8.0 3.40 Faeroe Is. Faeroe Plateau, 62°N 7°E (200 m depth) No No
115.0 TL 0.100 0.10 6.0 3.12 Canada ICNAF Div. 4TVs and 3M No No
116.0 0.208 0.18 37.8 3.45 North Sea, Eastern English Channel & Skagerrak (Cod-347d) No No
116.0 TL 0.095 3.1 3.11 Denmark Baltic, Bornholm No No
116.0 TL 0.208 0.18 0.26 37.8 3.45 North Sea, Sub-area IV, Division VIId and IIIa (Skagerrak) No No
116.0 TL 0.114 0.20 2.0 3.19 Grand Bank No No
118.0 TL 0.100 -0.44 10.0 3.14 Southern Gulf of St. Lawrence No No
119.0 0.150 -0.16 29.0 3.33 Western Baltic Sea (Sub-Division 22 & 24) No No
119.0 TL 0.150 -0.16 M 0.20 29.0 3.33 Western Baltic Sea, Sub-division 22 & 24 No No
119.0 TL 0.269 8.0 3.58 Norway Northern North Sea 60°N 3°E (200 m depth) No No
120.0 TL 0.125 -0.33 3.1 3.26 Denmark Baltic, Bornholm Deep No No
120.0 TL 0.130 0.18 3.1 3.27 Germany Southern Baltic No No
122.0 TL 0.247 F 9.0 59.0 3.57 France Calais to Boulogne No No
122.0 TL 0.304 73.0 3.66 Faeroe Is. Faroe Bank, 60°55´N; 8°40´W No No
123.0 TL 0.232 M 9.0 53.0 3.55 France Calais to Boulogne No No
123.0 TL 0.230 12.0 69.7 3.54 Denmark North Sea No No
123.0 TL 0.134 1.16 1.6 3.31 Greenland ICES Div. XIVb and NAFO Div. 1B-1F Yes No
124.0 TL 0.118 7.0 3.26 ICNAF Subarea 4 No No
126.0 TL 0.217 0.40 3.1 3.54 Poland Baltic No No
126.0 TL 0.209 9.0 3.52 Norway Northern North Sea (200 m depth) No No
126.0 TL 0.219 9.0 3.54 France Southern North Sea No No
127.0 TL 0.144 1.15 0.6 3.37 Greenland ICES Div. XIVb and NAFO Div. 1B-1F Yes No
128.0 TL 0.147 6.7 3.38 Iceland Southwest region No No
128.0 SL 0.150 0.32 4.5 85.0 3.39 Iceland Icelandic stock No No
129.0 TL 0.126 0.33 2.0 85.0 3.32 Norway Barents Sea No No
130.0 TL 0.120 7.0 3.31 Canada ICNAF Area 3NO No No
132.0 TL 0.200 0.20 8.0 3.54 UK Engld Wal North Sea No No
132.0 TL 0.200 0.55 3.54 Norway Norwegian Skagerrak coast No No
132.0 TL 0.090 -0.32 10.0 3.20 Southern Gulf of St. Lawrence No No
134.0 TL 0.100 0.20 2.0 85.0 3.25 Norway Northern Norway No No
136.0 TL 0.094 -0.07 2.2 3.24 Greenland ICES Div. XIVb and NAFO Div. 1B-1F No No
139.0 TL 0.112 1.04 2.3 3.34 Greenland ICES Div. XIVb and NAFO Div. 1B-1F Yes No
147.0 TL 0.096 4.5 3.32 Iceland Eastern No No
148.0 TL 0.120 12.0 3.42 USA Northwest Atlantic No No
148.0 TL 0.121 12.0 3.42 USA Georges Bank and Gulf of Maine No No
149.0 TL 0.121 3.43 Iceland No No
151.0 TL 0.101 0.66 2.1 3.36 Greenland ICES Div. XIVb and NAFO Div. 1B-1F Yes No
154.0 TL 0.069 2.0 3.21 Greenland No No
154.0 TL 0.060 -2.88 1.6 3.15 Greenland ICES Div. XIVb and NAFO Div. 1B-1F No No
162.0 TL 0.062 -3.10 1.2 3.21 Greenland ICES Div. XIVb and NAFO Div. 1B-1F No No
167.0 TL 0.118 43.2 3.52 USA Gulf of Maine Bank (5Y) No No
176.0 TL 0.070 2.0 3.34 Grand Bank Yes No
200.0 TL 0.064 4.5 3.41 Iceland Northern coast Yes No
226.0 TL 0.048 -0.64 1.5 3.39 Greenland ICES Div. XIVb and NAFO Div. 1B-1F Yes No
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