Growth parameters for Clarias ngamensis
 
Maximum Length 73cm TL
n = 5
Note that studies where Loo is very different (+/- 1/3) from Lmax are doubtful.
Lm vs Linf graph [n = 4]
Reproductive graph [n = 2]
ø = 2.93
L inf = 62.9 cm TL
K = 0.2
Median record no. 3
383Ref. 383
Loo
(cm)
Length Type K
(1/y)
to
(years)
Sex M
(1/y)
Temp° C Lm Ø' Country Locality Questionable Captive
51.1 TL 0.328 F 40.0 2.93 Namibia Lake Liambezi No No
52.4 TL 0.408 M 40.5 3.05 Namibia Lake Liambezi No No
62.9 TL 0.215 F 18.0 2.93 Malawi Shire River Valley No No
80.0 TL 0.350 3.35 Botswana Okavango Delta No No
115.0 TL 0.085 M 23.0 3.05 Malawi Shire River Valley Yes No
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