Growth parameters for Scomber japonicus
 
Maximum Length 64cm TL
n = 30
Note that studies where Loo is very different (+/- 1/3) from Lmax are doubtful.
Auximetric graph [n = 30]
Lm vs Linf graph [n = 5]
Reproductive graph [n = 4]
M vs K graph [n = 3]
M vs Linf graph [n = 3]
Longevity vs 3/K graph [n = 7]
ø = 2.93
L inf = 41.6 cm FL
K = 0.5
Median record no. 16
3578Ref. 3578
Loo
(cm)
Length Type K
(1/y)
to
(years)
Sex M
(1/y)
Temp° C Lm Ø' Country Locality Questionable Captive
27.2 FL 0.260 -0.48 F 2.28 Turkey Izmir Bay No No
29.3 SL 0.500 13.2 2.63 Mexico Guaymas, Gulf of California No No
29.6 FL 0.230 -0.39 M 2.30 Turkey Izmir Bay No No
33.0 TL 0.473 14.0 2.71 Turkey Sea of Marmara & Bosporous No No
34.5 FL 0.303 -1.53 F 2.56 Greece N. Aegean, G. Saronikos & Cretan Sea No No
38.1 NG 0.630 10.0 2.96 Japan Tsushima Strait No No
38.1 TL 0.360 2.72 Taiwan South Fujian-East Guangdong No No
39.2 FL 0.230 27.0 2.55 Ecuador No No
39.6 FL 0.390 27.0 2.79 Ecuador No No
39.9 FL 0.200 27.0 2.50 Ecuador No No
40.0 TL 0.400 0.90 14.0 32.0 2.81 USA California, 1939-40 through 1950-51 No No
40.0 FL 0.210 27.0 2.53 Ecuador No No
40.5 FL 0.221 14.0 2.56 USA California waters, 1933-34 No No
40.5 TL 0.289 -1.24 2.68 Greece Aegean Sea No No
40.6 NG 0.410 12.0 2.83 Peru Callao No No
41.6 FL 0.490 0.40 17.5 30.5 2.93 Japan (50 m depth) Yes No
42.3 NG 0.250 14.0 32.0 2.65 USA California No No
43.5 TL 0.330 2.80 Taiwan East China Sea No No
43.6 TL 0.244 0.50 14.0 2.67 USA California waters, 1958-59 to 1969-70 No No
44.0 TL 0.441 -0.42 10.0 2.93 Russia Central Japan Sea No No
44.1 FL 0.326 -0.83 14.0 31.0 2.80 Morocco No No
44.4 FL 0.160 18.0 2.50 Chile northern coast No No
44.5 TL 0.320 -1.34 6.2 2.80 Argentina Buenos Aires-north Patagonia region No No
45.0 FL 0.370 18.0 2.87 Peru Gulf of Guayaguil No No
46.4 FL 0.157 -1.88 M 2.53 Greece N. Aegean, G. Saronikos & Cretan Sea No No
47.1 TL 0.160 2.55 Morocco north of Cape Boujdor (Zone A+B) No No
51.7 FL 0.217 -0.89 17.5 2.76 Senegal Senegal No No
55.4 FL 0.118 -3.18 17.5 2.56 Mauritania Yes No
60.0 TL 0.306 0.0 3.04 Russia Soviet Pacific Waters No No
68.0 SL 0.207 0.25 16.7 36.4 2.98 South Africa Yes No
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