Growth parameters for Esox lucius
 
Maximum Length 137cm FL
n = 61
Note that studies where Loo is very different (+/- 1/3) from Lmax are doubtful.
Lm vs Linf graph [n = 7]
Reproductive graph [n = 5]
M vs K graph [n = 7]
M vs Linf graph [n = 7]
Longevity vs 3/K graph [n = 13]
ø = 3.30
L inf = 97.5 cm TL
K = 0.2
Median record no. 31
312Ref. 312
Loo
(cm)
Length Type K
(1/y)
to
(years)
Sex M
(1/y)
Temp° C Lm Ø' Country Locality Questionable Captive
32.1 TL 0.614 -0.20 M 2.80 Italy Venetian region (11°070 E; 48°500 N; Vicenza district), stream 1 Yes No
34.2 TL 0.665 -0.08 M 2.89 Italy Venetian region (11°070 E; 48°500 N; Vicenza district), stream 2 Yes No
35.3 TL 0.532 -0.18 F 2.82 Italy Venetian region (11°070 E; 48°500 N; Vicenza district), stream 1 Yes No
48.9 TL 0.270 0.17 M 2.81 Finland Lake Kallavesi, Jälä Basin Yes No
54.3 SL 0.250 2.87 Poland Upper Warta Yes No
57.2 TL 0.240 -0.09 M 2.90 Finland Lake Kallavesi, Melavesi Basin Yes No
58.5 TL 0.220 -0.29 M 2.88 Finland Lake Kallavesi, Pohjois-Kallavesi Basin Yes No
59.7 TL 0.165 -0.27 2.77 Poland Ner River Yes No
61.6 FL 0.300 -1.21 M 0.46 9.0 38.0 3.06 UK Scotland Loch Davan Yes No
61.6 TL 0.200 -0.45 M 2.88 Finland Lake Kallavesi, Etelä-Kallavesi Basin Yes No
64.4 TL 0.332 M 3.14 Estonia Peipus Lake Yes No
66.1 FL 0.268 -0.64 M 0.46 9.0 32.0 3.07 UK Scotland Loch Kinord Yes No
66.8 TL 0.200 0.05 M 2.95 Finland Lake Kallavesi, Suvasvesi Basin Yes No
67.2 TL 0.154 -0.29 2.84 Poland Liswarta River Yes No
68.3 TL 0.230 -0.39 F 3.03 Finland Lake Kallavesi, Pohjois-Kallavesi Basin Yes No
71.7 TL 0.200 -0.48 F 3.01 Finland Lake Kallavesi, Juurusvesi Basin Yes No
71.7 TL 0.170 -0.23 M 2.94 Finland Lake Kallavesi, Juurusvesi Basin No No
71.9 TL 0.180 -0.37 M 2.97 Finland Lake Kallavesi, Sotkanselkä Basin No No
73.1 TL 0.409 -1.15 3.34 St. Marys River, North America No No
73.2 TL 0.200 -0.07 F 3.03 Finland Lake Kallavesi, Melavesi Basin Yes No
74.8 TL 0.190 -0.18 F 3.03 Finland Lake Kallavesi, Suvasvesi Basin Yes No
75.0 TL 0.238 -0.18 M 0.24 9.0 38.0 3.13 UK Engld Wal Windermere, 4 m No No
80.6 TL 0.204 3.12 Kazakhstan Aral Lake No No
80.6 TL 0.200 0.15 F 3.11 Finland Lake Kallavesi, Etelä-Kallavesi Basin No No
80.7 TL 0.170 0.01 F 3.04 Finland Lake Kallavesi, Sotkanselkä Basin No No
81.5 TL 0.320 0.33 9.0 41.5 3.33 UK Engld Wal Windermere No No
81.6 TL 0.200 -0.38 3.12 Russia Enisey river No No
87.6 TL 0.192 -1.87 3.17 St. Marys River, North America No No
90.6 FL 0.120 33.9 2.99 Iran Anzali Wetland, south-western Caspian Sea No No
93.3 TL 0.310 3.43 USA Wisconsin No No
97.5 TL 0.208 F 3.30 Estonia Peipus Lake No No
98.4 TL 0.132 -1.60 3.11 Canada Moose River at Mattagami and Groundhog confluence No No
100.0 TL 0.220 -0.18 F 0.26 9.0 3.34 UK Engld Wal Windermere, 4 m No No
100.4 TL 0.083 -1.32 M 2.92 Italy Venetian region (11°070 E; 48°500 N; Vicenza district), stream 3 No No
102.0 SL 0.150 3.19 Czechia Kli?ava No No
102.0 SL 0.230 3.38 Croatia Vransko No No
103.5 TL 0.160 -1.75 M 3.23 USA Chequamegon Bay, Lake Superior No No
106.0 TL 0.123 M 3.14 Russia Chany Lake No No
106.0 TL 0.141 3.20 Canada Heming Lake, Manitoba No No
111.0 SL 0.227 3.45 UK No No
111.0 SL 0.190 3.37 Serbia Mrtva Tisa No No
112.0 FL 0.110 -0.13 F 0.46 9.0 35.0 3.14 UK Scotland Loch Kinord No No
114.6 TL 0.085 -1.01 F 3.05 Italy Venetian region (11°070 E; 48°500 N; Vicenza district), stream 2 No No
116.0 NG 0.123 -1.64 F 3.22 Russia Pskov Basin No No
119.0 FL 0.132 -1.05 F 0.46 9.0 42.0 3.27 UK Scotland Loch Davan No No
121.6 TL 0.092 -0.75 3.13 Turkey Lake Karamik No No
125.0 TL 0.133 5.2 3.32 USA `Minnesota' No No
125.0 TL 0.300 0.00 F 3.67 UK Windermere Lake No No
126.0 TL 0.124 5.2 3.29 USA `Minnesota' No No
128.0 TL 0.131 5.2 3.33 USA `Minnesota' No No
131.7 TL 0.153 -0.04 3.42 Lithuania Lake Rubikiai (55° 30' 0" N, 25° 18' 0" E) No No
132.0 TL 0.100 0.18 F 3.24 Finland Lake Kallavesi, Jälä Basin No No
133.0 TL 0.167 5.8 3.47 USA `Wisconsin' No No
136.5 TL 0.060 -3.39 3.05 Turkey Lake Dam No No
141.0 TL 0.097 F 3.29 Russia Chany Lake No No
142.0 TL 0.162 11.1 3.51 USA 'Ohio' No No
142.0 TL 0.140 0.50 3.45 Croatia Krusica reservoir Yes No
160.3 TL 0.069 -0.51 F 3.25 Italy Venetian region (11°070 E; 48°500 N; Vicenza district), stream 3 No No
162.8 TL 0.089 -0.29 3.37 Italy Lake Trasimeno (43° 9' 11" N, 12° 5' E) No No
172.0 TL 0.067 2.3 3.30 USA Lake of the Woods, Minnesota No No
208.0 TL 0.069 5.2 3.47 USA `Minnesota' Yes No
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