Growth parameters for Gasterosteus aculeatus
 
Maximum Length 11cm TL
n = 10
Note that studies where Loo is very different (+/- 1/3) from Lmax are doubtful.
Lm vs Linf graph [n = 1]
Reproductive graph [n = 1]
M vs K graph [n = 1]
M vs Linf graph [n = 1]
Longevity vs 3/K graph [n = 1]
ø = 1.93
L inf = 6.9 cm TL
K = 1.8
Median record no. 6
312Ref. 312
Loo
(cm)
Length Type K
(1/y)
to
(years)
Sex M
(1/y)
Temp° C Lm Ø' Country Locality Questionable Captive
4.6 TL 4.200 -0.01 M 12.5 1.95 France Roscoff, brackish waters Yes No
6.0 TL 2.400 -0.04 F 12.5 1.94 France Roscoff, brackish waters Yes No
6.4 SL 2.090 1.93 USA Navarro River (inland), Mendocino coast, California Yes No
6.7 TL 2.320 10.8 2.02 Netherlands Ooster Schelde Yes No
6.7 TL 0.640 0.90 10.0 3.6 1.46 UK Engld Wal Cheshire, England Yes No
6.9 TL 1.790 -0.28 8.2 1.93 Germany Kiel Bay, eelgrass beds Yes No
7.4 SL 1.770 1.99 USA Navarro River (upstream), Mendocino coast, California No No
7.4 SL 1.780 18.0 1.99 USA Navarro River (estuary), Mendocino coast, California No No
7.7 TL 0.670 -0.46 F 1.59 Russia Kandalaksha Bay No No
8.9 TL 0.570 -0.44 M 1.65 Russia Kandalaksha Bay No No
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