Growth parameters for Schilbe mystus
 
Maximum Length 35cm SL
n = 10
Note that studies where Loo is very different (+/- 1/3) from Lmax are doubtful.
Auximetric graph [n = 10]
ø = 2.60
L inf = 33.9 cm TL
K = 0.3
Median record no. 6
32245Ref. 32245
Loo
(cm)
Length Type K
(1/y)
to
(years)
Sex M
(1/y)
Temp° C Lm Ø' Country Locality Questionable Captive
15.0 TL 1.290 23.5 2.46 Zambia Bangweulu swamps Yes No
21.7 TL 0.176 M 1.92 Nigeria Lake Kainji No No
28.1 FL 0.935 F 2.87 Namibia Lake Liambezi No No
28.2 FL 2.718 M 3.33 Namibia Lake Liambezi Yes No
29.0 TL 3.071 3.41 Zambia Lake Bangweulu Yes No
33.9 TL 0.347 2.60 South Africa Luphephe Nwadedzi impoundment No No
41.3 TL 0.208 F 2.55 Nigeria Lake Kainji No No
42.4 TL 0.095 20.0 2.23 Zimbabwe Lake Kariba No No
44.6 TL 0.507 3.00 Nigeria No No
52.6 TL 0.054 2.17 Zimbabwe Lake Kariba Yes No
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