Growth parameters for Sarotherodon melanotheron
 
Maximum Length 28cm SL
n = 13
Note that studies where Loo is very different (+/- 1/3) from Lmax are doubtful.
Auximetric graph [n = 13]
ø = 2.62
L inf = 17.4 cm SL
K = 1.4
Median record no. 7
102Ref. 102
Loo
(cm)
Length Type K
(1/y)
to
(years)
Sex M
(1/y)
Temp° C Lm Ø' Country Locality Questionable Captive
12.2 SL 7.250 3.03 Cote d'Ivoire ponds No Yes
14.6 SL 2.546 M 2.73 Cote d'Ivoire ponds No Yes
15.2 SL 2.929 M 2.83 Cote d'Ivoire ponds No Yes
15.5 SL 1.727 F 2.62 Cote d'Ivoire Ebrié lagoon, ponds No Yes
15.7 SL 1.649 F 2.61 Cote d'Ivoire ponds No Yes
16.7 SL 2.188 F 2.79 Cote d'Ivoire ponds No Yes
17.4 SL 1.373 F 2.62 Cote d'Ivoire Ebrie lagoon, ponds No Yes
20.7 SL 1.678 F 2.86 Cote d'Ivoire ponds No Yes
20.7 SL 1.244 M 2.73 Cote d'Ivoire Ebrié lagoon, ponds No Yes
21.3 SL 0.298 M 2.13 Cote d'Ivoire Ebrié lagoon, ponds No Yes
26.7 TL 0.950 2.83 Benin Lake Nokoué No No
31.0 TL 0.390 28.0 2.57 Cote d'Ivoire Lake Ayamé I (Bia Basin) (3° - 3°5' W ; 5°30'' - 6° N) No No
33.1 TL 0.159 28.0 2.24 Nigeria Lagos lagoon No No
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