Growth parameters for Polyprion americanus
 
Maximum Length 210cm TL
n = 7
Note that studies where Loo is very different (+/- 1/3) from Lmax are doubtful.
Lm vs Linf graph [n = 2]
Longevity vs 3/K graph [n = 2]
ø = 3.06
L inf = 130.0 cm TL
K = 0.1
Median record no. 4
104736Ref. 104736
Loo
(cm)
Length Type K
(1/y)
to
(years)
Sex M
(1/y)
Temp° C Lm Ø' Country Locality Questionable Captive
110.0 TL 0.084 -4.69 M 15.5 74.9 3.01 Brazil Southern region (27°56'S; 34°52'S), 70-500 m depth No No
121.0 TL 0.063 -6.30 2.96 Brazil Southeastern and southern regions No No
130.0 TL 0.054 -6.80 F 15.5 77.9 2.96 Brazil Southern region (27°56'S; 34°52'S), 70-500 m depth No No
130.0 TL 0.069 3.06 Argentina Chuy, Uruguay (34°S) to Ríncon, Argentina (41°S) No No
134.0 TL 0.116 2.16 3.32 Italy Ionian Sea Yes No
152.0 TL 0.080 -3.73 3.27 North Atlantic No No
164.0 TL 0.030 -16.56 2.91 USA Northwest Atlantic (Blake Plateau) Yes No
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