Growth parameters for Xiphias gladius
 
Maximum Length 455cm FL
n = 24
Note that studies where Loo is very different (+/- 1/3) from Lmax are doubtful.
Lm vs Linf graph [n = 2]
Reproductive graph [n = 1]
M vs K graph [n = 1]
M vs Linf graph [n = 1]
Longevity vs 3/K graph [n = 5]
ø = 3.93
L inf = 252.2 cm OT
K = 0.1
Median record no. 13
41559Ref. 41559
Loo
(cm)
Length Type K
(1/y)
to
(years)
Sex M
(1/y)
Temp° C Lm Ø' Country Locality Questionable Captive
185.0 FL 0.219 -1.97 M 3.87 Spain western Mediterranean No No
194.0 OT 0.342 -1.22 M 19.0 4.11 Greece Aegean Sea Yes No
203.0 OT 0.210 M 19.0 3.94 Greece Yes No
203.0 OT 0.210 -2.00 M 19.0 3.94 Greece Hellenic Seas Yes No
203.0 OT 0.241 -1.21 M 19.0 4.00 Greece Aegean Sea Yes No
213.0 OT 0.086 -0.62 M 27.0 3.59 Taiwan Yes No
220.0 OT 0.251 -1.51 F 19.0 4.08 Greece Aegean Sea Yes No
224.0 FL 0.130 -3.00 M 3.81 Australia off eastern coast No No
226.0 OT 0.210 -1.17 F 19.0 4.03 Greece Aegean Sea Yes No
236.0 OT 0.170 F 19.0 3.98 Greece No No
236.0 OT 0.170 -2.10 F 19.0 3.98 Greece Hellenic Seas No No
238.6 0.180 -1.40 4.01 Mediterranean, Black Sea and Azov Sea (all GSA) No No
252.2 OT 0.133 -2.43 19.0 3.93 Turkey Aegean and Mediterranean Seas No No
256.0 FL 0.102 3.83 Southwest Pacific No No
264.0 FL 0.119 -2.27 F 3.92 Spain western Mediterranean No No
267.0 FL 0.120 -1.68 F 25.0 3.93 USA Atlantic coast No No
277.0 FL 0.070 -3.94 M 25.0 3.73 USA Atlantic coast No No
291.2 OT 0.191 140.0 4.21 Algeria Beni Saf No No
296.0 FL 0.080 -3.70 F 3.85 Australia off eastern coast No No
301.0 OT 0.040 -0.75 F 27.0 3.56 Taiwan Yes No
302.9 OT 0.071 -4.81 F 3.81 Brazil Southern region No No
309.0 OT 0.124 18.0 160.0 4.07 Japan Pacific No No
365.0 0.230 12.0 4.49 Canada Atlantic Yes No
640.0 FL 0.153 0.20 24.8 4.80 Canada Growth: off Canada (Gulf Stream); M: Gulf of Mexico Yes No
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