Growth parameters for Thunnus albacares
 
Maximum Length 239cm FL
n = 52
Note that studies where Loo is very different (+/- 1/3) from Lmax are doubtful.
Lm vs Linf graph [n = 4]
M vs K graph [n = 2]
M vs Linf graph [n = 2]
Longevity vs 3/K graph [n = 4]
ø = 4.18
L inf = 183.0 cm FL
K = 0.5
Median record no. 27
110403Ref. 110403
Loo
(cm)
Length Type K
(1/y)
to
(years)
Sex M
(1/y)
Temp° C Lm Ø' Country Locality Questionable Captive
124.0 FL 0.846 -0.45 F 4.11 Indian Ocean No No
145.0 FL 0.100 3.32 Western Central Pacific No No
148.0 FL 0.420 28.5 3.96 Philippines Sulu Sea No No
152.0 FL 0.663 -0.62 4.19 No No
152.0 FL 0.878 -0.45 4.31 Indian Ocean No No
159.0 FL 0.160 -0.47 13.0 3.61 France Eastern Atlantic No No
159.3 NG 0.510 81.0 4.11 India Tamil Nadu (2011-2012) No No
162.0 FL 0.660 25.0 120.0 4.24 Mexico 19.5°N 111°E No No
163.0 FL 0.244 -2.14 M 3.81 Indian Ocean No No
165.0 FL 0.670 -0.49 4.26 Indian Ocean No No
166.0 FL 0.557 26.6 4.19 Congo off Pointe Noire No No
166.0 FL 0.250 23.0 3.84 Western tropical Pacific No No
166.4 FL 0.864 1.29 4.38 Eastern Atlantic Yes No
167.0 FL 0.183 M 22.0 3.71 Mauritania No No
169.0 FL 0.564 22.0 4.21 Japan No No
172.0 FL 0.560 25.0 120.0 4.22 Mexico 19.5°N 111°E No No
173.0 FL 0.660 25.0 120.0 4.30 Mexico 19.5°N 111°E No No
173.0 FL 0.390 4.07 India Andaman & Nicobar waters No No
174.9 FL 0.372 0.00 F 4.06 Western Pacific No No
175.0 FL 0.392 4.08 Western Central Pacific No No
176.0 FL 0.554 4.23 Equatorial Western Central Pacific No No
176.0 FL 0.520 4.21 Eastern and central Pacific Ocean No No
178.0 FL 0.470 28.0 4.17 Indonesia Palabuhanratu waters, west Java No No
180.9 FL 0.292 3.98 Western Pacific No No
182.0 FL 0.443 26.6 4.17 Congo off Pointe Noire No No
182.0 FL 0.431 22.0 4.15 Senegal No No
183.0 FL 0.450 4.18 Oman Oman Sea No No
186.0 FL 0.761 4.42 Eastern Pacific No No
187.0 FL 0.152 -0.34 20.0 3.73 Senegal No No
190.0 FL 0.454 0.80 25.0 4.21 Hawaii No No
190.0 FL 0.330 0.00 4.08 Western Pacific No No
191.0 FL 0.327 -1.02 22.0 4.08 Japan No No
192.0 NG 0.370 22.0 4.13 Japan No No
192.4 FL 0.370 4.14 Central Atlantic No No
192.8 NG 0.140 3.72 India Andhra Pradesh, 2016 No No
193.0 FL 0.330 4.09 Indonesia Makassar Strait No Yes
194.0 FL 0.163 0.25 25.0 3.79 South Africa Southern Africa for growth; M for the Indian Ocean No No
195.0 FL 0.420 26.0 4.20 Eastern Atlantic No No
195.2 FL 0.360 0.27 4.14 Western Pacific Yes No
196.5 FL 0.474 4.26 Eastern Atlantic No No
197.0 FL 0.300 4.07 India East coast No No
202.1 FL 0.276 M 4.05 Western Pacific No No
205.0 FL 0.132 -4.12 26.6 3.74 Nigeria Gulf of Guinea No No
207.0 FL 0.315 22.0 4.13 Senegal No No
208.9 NG 0.080 3.54 India Visakhapatnam (2011-2012) No No
211.1 NG 0.270 4.08 India Goa (2014-2015) No No
226.0 FL 0.240 25.0 4.09 Senegal Dakar to Pointe Noire Yes No
228.0 FL 0.116 F 22.0 3.78 Mauritania No No
229.0 FL 0.277 26.6 4.16 Nigeria Gulf of Guinea No No
230.8 FL 0.267 -0.08 4.15 Brazil Northeastern region No No
231.0 FL 0.267 4.15 Western Equatorial Atlantic No No
233.0 FL 0.510 4.44 Indonesia Banda Sea No No
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