Growth parameters for Carcharhinus plumbeus
 
Maximum Length 180cm TL
n = 8
Note that studies where Loo is very different (+/- 1/3) from Lmax are doubtful.
Lm vs Linf graph [n = 1]
Longevity vs 3/K graph [n = 3]
ø = 3.35
L inf = 226.0 cm FL
K = 0.0
Median record no. 5
96988Ref. 96988
Loo
(cm)
Length Type K
(1/y)
to
(years)
Sex M
(1/y)
Temp° C Lm Ø' Country Locality Questionable Captive
148.0 0.110 -3.67 3.38 USA Hawaii No No
164.0 OT 0.089 -3.80 12.0 3.38 USA Chesapeake Bay, Virginia No No
186.0 FL 0.046 -6.45 21.0 3.20 USA Western North Atlantic No No
199.0 OT 0.057 -4.90 12.0 3.35 USA Chesapeake Bay, Virginia No No
226.0 FL 0.044 M 3.35 Australia Western Australia No No
244.0 FL 0.040 -4.80 F 24.0 136.0 3.38 Australia Western Australian No No
246.0 FL 0.039 F 3.37 Australia Western Australia No No
267.0 TL 0.057 F 12.0 3.61 USA Lower Chesapeake Bay and adjacent waters No No
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