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(English) Parameter of the VBGF, expressing the asymptotic length, i.e., the mean length the fish in a population or stock would reach if they were to grow indefinitely; often close to the length of very old fishes. (See also: VBGF, k, population dynamics)
(French) Paramètre de la CCVB, qui exprime la longueur asymptotique, c.-à-d., la longueur moyenne que le poisson atteindrait dans une population ou stock s’il grandissait indéfiniment ; souvent proche de la longueur des très vieux poissons. (See also: VBGF, k, population dynamics)
Parâmetro do crescimento assimptótico
(Portuguese) Parâmetro do VBGF que expressa o crescimento assimptótico, isto é, o comprimento médio que atingiria uma população se crescesse indefinidamente. Frequentemente este valor aproxima-se do comprimento de espécimens velhos. (See also: VBGF, k, population dynamics)

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