Growth parameters for Boops boops
 
Maximum Length 40cm TL
n = 24
Note that studies where Loo is very different (+/- 1/3) from Lmax are doubtful.
Lm vs Linf graph [n = 5]
M vs K graph [n = 1]
M vs Linf graph [n = 1]
Longevity vs 3/K graph [n = 1]
ø = 2.57
L inf = 30.0 cm TL
K = 0.4
Median record no. 13
110398Ref. 110398
Loo
(cm)
Length Type K
(1/y)
to
(years)
Sex M
(1/y)
Temp° C Lm Ø' Country Locality Questionable Captive
23.5 FL 0.210 -1.98 2.06 Tunisia South Tunisian coasts No No
24.0 TL 0.530 -0.45 2.48 Cyprus No No
24.3 FL 0.230 -1.65 2.13 Tunisia Tunisian Gulf No No
25.4 FL 0.290 0.39 17.5 2.27 Algeria Bou-Ismail No No
26.6 TL 0.210 -2.60 M 2.17 Algeria Beni-Saf No No
26.7 FL 0.220 -1.43 2.20 Tunisia East Tunisian coasts No No
27.3 TL 0.220 -1.94 F 2.21 Algeria Beni-Saf No No
28.1 TL 0.180 -1.13 2.15 Egypt Egyptian coasts No No
28.4 TL 0.379 2.49 Italy Ligurian Sea No No
28.6 TL 0.239 -1.08 2.29 Egypt Alexandria No No
28.7 FL 0.200 -1.41 2.22 Tunisia North Tunisian coasts No No
29.6 TL 0.266 -1.14 13.0 2.37 Turkey ?zmir Bay No No
30.0 TL 0.410 14.3 2.57 Morocco Nador-Saidia coast, Mediterraenan No No
30.1 TL 0.150 -1.51 2.13 Egypt No No
30.2 FL 0.180 19.0 13.0 2.22 France Gulf of Lion No No
31.5 TL 0.280 0.96 2.44 Morocco SW Mediterranean Yes No
31.7 SL 0.116 -1.56 M 12.0 2.07 Tunisia Tunisian coasts No No
32.0 FL 0.290 22.0 2.47 Morocco Western Sahara region, 21-26°N, 0-100 m depth No No
32.8 SL 0.106 -1.82 F 12.0 2.06 Tunisia Tunisian coasts No No
33.9 TL 0.156 2.25 Croatia Adriatic Sea No No
33.9 TL 0.167 -1.30 19.0 2.28 Central Adriatic Sea No No
35.2 0.171 -2.06 2.33 Spain Eastern Spain No No
35.6 TL 0.166 -2.14 2.32 Spain Castellon No No
36.0 TL 0.400 19.0 2.71 Greece Gulf of Saronikos, Athens No No
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