Growth parameters for Gasterosteus aculeatus
 
Maximum Length 11cm TL
n = 8
Note that studies where Loo is very different (+/- 1/3) from Lmax are doubtful.
Auximetric graph [n = 8]
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 = 1.46
L inf = 6.7 cm TL
K = 0.6
Median record no. 5
796Ref. 796
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 No No
6.0 TL 2.400 -0.04 F 12.5 1.94 France Roscoff, brackish waters No No
6.4 SL 2.090 1.93 USA Navarro River (inland), Mendocino coast, California No No
6.7 TL 2.320 10.8 2.02 Netherlands Ooster Schelde No 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 No 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
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