Growth parameters for Cyprinus carpio
 
Maximum Length 120cm TL
n = 53
Note that studies where Loo is very different (+/- 1/3) from Lmax are doubtful.
Lm vs Linf graph [n = 2]
M vs K graph [n = 5]
M vs Linf graph [n = 5]
Longevity vs 3/K graph [n = 2]
ø = 2.90
L inf = 66.2 cm FL
K = 0.2
Median record no. 27
95861Ref. 95861
Loo
(cm)
Length Type K
(1/y)
to
(years)
Sex M
(1/y)
Temp° C Lm Ø' Country Locality Questionable Captive
32.0 TL 0.286 2.47 Ili River Yes No
44.0 FL 0.270 -0.31 18.7 2.72 Portugal Rio Tejo Yes No
47.1 FL 0.290 0.00 13.4 2.81 Chile River Cayumapu Yes No
47.5 FL 0.640 -0.52 13.9 3.16 Australia Lake Crescent, Tasmania Yes No
48.9 FL 0.250 -0.52 M 2.78 Australia Barmah Forest, Victoria No No
49.5 FL 0.480 -0.29 M 3.07 Australia Campaspe, Victoria No No
51.0 FL 0.480 -0.24 16.5 3.10 Australia Campaspe River, Victoria Yes No
51.5 FL 0.240 2.80 Australia upper River Murray, Barmah Forest, Victoria Yes No
53.8 FL 0.380 -0.39 F 3.04 Australia Campaspe Channels, Victoria No No
57.3 TL 0.335 3.04 Russia Asow Sea Yes No
59.4 FL 0.180 -0.61 F 2.80 Australia Barmah Forest, Victoria No No
60.0 FL 0.350 0.17 M 3.10 Australia lower Murray River, South Australia No No
60.6 FL 0.620 0.01 3.36 USA Hennepin and Hopper Lakes, Illinois No No
60.7 TL 0.163 2.78 France Camargue No No
60.7 FL 0.390 0.16 M 0.60 15.9 29.6 3.16 South Africa Lake Gariep, (30°38'S; 25°46'E), Orange River Yes No
61.5 FL 0.300 0.03 F 3.05 Slovakia Danube No No
61.8 FL 0.680 M 3.41 Kenya Lake Naivasha No No
61.9 FL 0.560 -0.15 M 3.33 South Africa Hartbeespoort Dam No No
62.5 FL 0.330 0.17 18.8 3.11 Australia lower Murray River, South Australia No No
62.6 FL 0.390 0.16 17.7 3.18 South Africa Lake Gariep No No
63.1 TL 0.202 2.91 Spain Guadalquivir River, Southwest region No No
63.4 FL 0.170 0.00 10.9 2.83 USA Marsh Lake, Nebraska No No
63.9 FL 0.350 0.17 F 3.16 Australia lower Murray River, South Australia No No
63.9 FL 0.690 0.14 F 3.45 South Africa Hartbeespoort Dam Yes No
65.1 TL 0.396 3.22 Russia Southern Caspian No No
66.2 FL 0.350 0.16 F 0.60 15.9 33.5 3.19 South Africa Lake Gariep, (30°38'S; 25°46'E), Orange River No No
66.2 FL 0.180 -0.32 2.90 Hungary Körös backwater reservoir No No
67.5 FL 0.210 0.15 2.98 New Zealand Waikato region No No
67.8 FL 0.300 0.00 10.8 3.14 USA Pelican Lake, Nebraska No No
67.9 FL 0.280 0.01 3.11 USA 41 populations No No
69.4 FL 0.140 -1.10 M 2.83 Slovakia Danube No No
72.8 FL 0.170 -0.45 M 2.95 Turkey Golhisar Lake No No
74.6 FL 0.200 -0.33 0.37 3.05 China Dianshan Lake No No
74.8 TL 0.157 2.94 Kazakhstan Aral Lake No No
75.5 FL 0.750 F 3.63 Kenya Lake Naivasha No No
76.7 FL 0.150 -0.62 F 2.95 Turkey Golhisar Lake No No
76.7 FL 0.530 0.00 19.4 3.49 Kenya Lake Naivasha No No
76.9 SL 0.130 2.89 Russia Amur River No No
78.6 FL 0.330 3.31 3.31 USA 15 populations, South Dakota Yes No
82.0 TL 0.122 -0.81 0.27 2.91 Croatia Vransko Lake No No
82.0 TL 0.122 -0.81 2.91 Croatia Vransko Lake (southern coast) No No
85.1 0.173 0.26 22.4 3.10 China Dongjiang River, Guangdon No No
88.0 TL 0.226 -0.77 3.24 Greece Lake Vistonis No No
89.3 FL 0.270 0.42 17.7 3.33 China Qiantang Jiang River No No
90.0 FL 0.170 0.24 11.9 3.14 Hungary Tisza Lake No No
90.5 FL 0.160 0.08 11.9 3.12 Hungary Lake Tisza No No
90.6 FL 0.310 3.41 Albania Lake Shkrodra / Skadar No No
93.0 FL 0.170 -0.04 20.2 3.17 China Dong Jiang River No No
96.8 FL 0.140 -0.07 3.12 Hungary Tisza Lake No No
101.5 FL 0.130 -0.15 3.13 Hungary Tisza Lake No No
113.6 FL 0.130 -1.09 3.22 India Gobind Sagar Reservoir No No
114.8 FL 0.060 -1.05 2.90 Russia Atrek river Yes No
123.0 SL 0.107 0.85 20.0 3.21 China Xin'anjiang Reservoir Yes No
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