Growth parameters for Rhincodon typus
 
Maximum Length 1700cm TL
n = 4
Note that studies where Loo is very different (+/- 1/3) from Lmax are doubtful.
Lm vs Linf graph [n = 2]
Longevity vs 3/K graph [n = 1]
ø = 5.02
L inf = 1,680.0 cm TL
K = 0.0
Median record no. 3
116781Ref. 116781
Loo
(cm)
Length Type K
(1/y)
to
(years)
Sex M
(1/y)
Temp° C Lm Ø' Country Locality Questionable Captive
1,400.0 TL 0.050 23.0 700.0 4.99 Australia Ningaloo Reef No No
1,400.0 TL 0.051 1.10 5.00 Unspecified No  
1,680.0 TL 0.037 5.02 Taiwan off east coast No No
1,966.0 TL 0.021 -1.03 18.0 922.0 4.91 South Africa South Africa No No
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