Growth parameters for Melanogrammus aeglefinus
 
Maximum Length 112cm TL
n = 51
Note that studies where Loo is very different (+/- 1/3) from Lmax are doubtful.
Lm vs Linf graph [n = 6]
Reproductive graph [n = 2]
M vs K graph [n = 3]
M vs Linf graph [n = 3]
Longevity vs 3/K graph [n = 4]
ø = 2.99
L inf = 70.0 cm TL
K = 0.2
Median record no. 26
93294Ref. 93294
Loo
(cm)
Length Type K
(1/y)
to
(years)
Sex M
(1/y)
Temp° C Lm Ø' Country Locality Questionable Captive
43.8 TL 0.269 -0.66 9.0 2.71 UK Rockall Island Yes No
48.3 NG 0.280 2.82 North Sea Yes  
48.3 TL 0.280 9.0 2.82 North Sea, `slow growth area' Yes No
50.0 TL 0.300 7.1 2.88 North Sea No No
51.3 0.260 -0.97 2.84 Canada Eastern Scotian Shelf and Southern Gulf of St. Lawrence, NAFO 4TVW No No
53.0 TL 0.200 9.0 2.75 UK North Sea Yes No
53.5 TL 0.360 -0.13 12.0 3.01 UK North Sea Yes No
56.0 NG 0.220 2.84 ICNAF Subarea 3 (Grand Bank) No No
57.5 TL 0.220 0.20 2.0 2.86 Canada ICNAF Subarea 3 (Grand Bank) No No
58.0 TL 0.290 -0.09 12.0 2.99 UK North Sea No No
58.1 NG 0.240 2.91 North Sea No  
58.1 TL 0.240 9.0 2.91 North Sea, `fast growth area' No No
58.1 FL 0.290 -1.00 2.99 USA Georges Bank No No
61.4 TL 0.250 -0.25 12.0 2.97 UK North Sea No No
63.0 TL 0.452 46.0 3.25 Faeroe Is. Faroe Bank, 60°55´N; 8°40´W No No
63.5 TL 0.240 -0.17 12.0 2.99 UK North Sea No No
63.5 TL 0.250 -0.10 12.0 3.00 UK North Sea No No
63.5 TL 0.260 -0.01 12.0 3.02 UK North Sea No No
64.0 TL 0.230 -0.39 12.0 2.97 UK North Sea No No
66.7 TL 0.180 -0.96 12.0 2.90 UK North Sea No No
67.5 TL 0.195 7.0 2.95 Canada ICNAF Subarea 4 (N. Scotia Shelf) No No
67.9 TL 0.160 30.6 2.87 UK Scotland West Scotland stock No No
68.0 TL 0.190 0.43 11.0 34.0 2.94 UK North Sea No No
68.0 TL 0.160 30.6 2.87 UK Scotland West of Scotland No No
70.0 NG 0.220 3.03 ICNAP Subarea 4 (Scotian Shelf) No No
70.0 TL 0.200 6.8 2.99 North Sea No No
72.9 0.352 9.4 3.27 USA Gulf of Maine Yes No
72.9 0.350 0.30 3.27 USA Gulf of Maine, NAFO 5Y No No
73.0 NG 0.280 3.17 ICNAP Subarea 5 (Georges Bank) No No
73.0 TL 0.180 -0.41 12.0 2.98 UK North Sea No No
73.0 TL 0.280 0.30 5.0 3.17 Canada ICNAF Subarea 5 (Georges Bank) Yes No
73.0 TL 0.330 35.0 3.25 USA Georges Bank No No
73.8 0.376 7.0 3.31 Canada Georges Bank Yes No
73.8 0.380 0.17 3.32 USA Nantucket Shoals, NAFO 5Z No No
74.0 TL 0.180 -0.61 12.0 2.99 UK North Sea No No
74.8 0.100 -3.60 2.75 Canada Grand Banks, NAFO 3LNO Yes No
75.5 TL 0.234 2.0 3.13 Barents Sea No No
75.7 TL 0.330 0.20 3.28 USA Northwest Atlantic No No
75.8 NG 0.330 7.0 3.28 USA Northwest Atlantic No No
76.6 TL 0.175 -1.12 3.01 Canada NAFO Division 4X No No
76.6 1.120 0.18 3.82 Canada Western Scotian Shelf, NAFO 4X Yes No
77.9 NG 0.220 3.13 Faeroe Is. Faroe No  
77.9 TL 0.220 9.0 3.13 Faeroe Is. No No
80.0 TL 0.186 -0.45 3.08 Irish Sea (ICES Div. 7a) No No
80.0 TL 0.265 34.8 3.23 USA Gulf of Maine No No
81.0 TL 0.228 -0.25 5.0 3.17 Iceland No No
82.5 TL 0.178 -0.45 3.08 Irish Sea (ICES Div. 7a) No No
84.6 0.240 0.47 3.23 Canada St. Pierre Bank, NAFO 3Ps No No
89.0 TL 0.123 -1.72 4.5 2.99 Norway 63°N 5°E No No
96.8 TL 0.115 -0.69 2.0 3.03 Russia No No
115.0 TL 0.084 -1.39 9.0 3.05 Denmark Skagerrak Yes No
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