Growth parameters for Anguilla anguilla
 
Maximum Length 121.5cm TL
n = 43
Note that studies where Loo is very different (+/- 1/3) from Lmax are doubtful.
M vs K graph [n = 2]
M vs Linf graph [n = 2]
Longevity vs 3/K graph [n = 9]
ø = 2.94
L inf = 77.8 cm TL
K = 0.1
Median record no. 22
96287Ref. 96287
Loo
(cm)
Length Type K
(1/y)
to
(years)
Sex M
(1/y)
Temp° C Lm Ø' Country Locality Questionable Captive
37.5 0.978 M 19.0 3.14 Italy Acquatina (Southwest Adriatic) Yes No
38.8 TL 1.095 M 3.22 France Camargue lagoons, Rhône delta Yes No
41.8 TL 0.350 M 15.0 2.79 Italy Comacchio lagoons Yes No
42.1 0.391 M 19.0 2.84 Italy Monaci lagoon Yes No
44.9 0.623 M 19.0 3.10 Italy Varano lagoon Yes No
45.3 0.619 M 19.0 3.10 Italy Lesina lagoon Yes No
47.0 TL 0.467 -0.35 M 15.0 3.01 Italy Comacchio lagoon Yes No
49.3 TL 0.337 -0.49 M 0.26 15.0 2.91 Italy Comacchio lagoon Yes Yes
49.8 TL 0.123 -1.30 M 2.48 Germany lower Elbe River (53° 054' N, 11°348' W) No No
50.1 0.337 M 19.0 2.93 Italy Sardinia Yes No
51.3 TL 0.378 M 19.0 3.00 Italy Valle Nuova lagoon Yes No
58.0 TL 0.631 F 3.33 France Camargue lagoons, Rhône delta Yes No
65.9 TL 0.036 -3.22 M 2.19 Ireland Burrishoole system (9°55'W, 53°55'N) Yes No
70.0 TL 0.031 -3.73 M 2.18 Ireland Burrishoole system (9°55'W, 53°55'N) No No
70.4 TL 0.157 -0.85 F 9.4 2.89 Germany East of the Darss Sill, Mecklenburg-Vorpommern No No
70.8 TL 0.064 -0.62 11.0 2.51 UK Engld Wal Tadnoll Brook, Dorset Yes No
72.4 TL 0.152 -0.80 F 9.3 2.90 Germany West of the Darss Sill, Mecklenburg-Vorpommern No No
72.8 0.336 F 19.0 3.25 Italy Sardinia No No
73.0 TL 0.078 F 2.62 Germany Lake Sacrow, River Havel system No No
74.2 TL 0.147 -0.80 F 10.8 2.91 Germany Bodden around Ruegen Island, Mecklenburg-Vorpommern No No
76.2 TL 0.230 F 15.0 3.13 Italy Comacchio lagoons No No
77.8 TL 0.143 -0.84 F 10.0 2.94 Germany Mecklenburg-Vorpommern (all coastal areas) No No
80.0 TL 0.067 F 2.63 Germany Lake Jungfernsee, River Havel system No No
82.0 TL 0.126 -0.92 F 9.0 2.93 Germany North and east of Ruegen Island, Mecklenburg-Vorpommern No No
82.3 0.251 F 19.0 3.23 Italy Lesina lagoon No No
82.9 TL 0.143 -0.85 F 10.2 2.99 Germany Darss-Zingst Bodden chain, Mecklenburg-Vorpommern No No
83.0 TL 0.060 F 2.62 Germany Lake Pritzerbe, River Havel system No No
83.0 TL 0.075 F 2.71 Germany Lake Eiserbude, River Havel system No No
83.2 TL 0.076 12.0 2.72 Germany Helgoland, North Sea No No
84.0 TL 0.087 F 2.79 Germany Lake Rangsdorf, River Havel system No No
85.2 TL 0.131 -0.84 F 11.4 2.98 Germany Wismar Bay/Salzhaff, Mecklenburg-Vorpommern No No
87.0 TL 0.196 -0.47 F 15.0 3.17 Italy Comacchio lagoon No No
87.2 TL 0.187 F 19.0 3.15 Italy Valle Nuova Lagoon No No
90.0 TL 0.066 F 2.73 Germany Lake Blankensee, River Havel system No No
93.1 TL 0.096 -1.01 2.92 Germany lower Elbe River (53° 054' N, 11°348' W) No No
96.1 TL 0.087 -1.04 F 2.90 Germany lower Elbe River (53° 054' N, 11°348' W) No No
99.5 TL 0.133 -0.70 F 0.26 15.0 3.12 Italy Comacchio lagoon No Yes
105.0 TL 0.046 F 2.71 Ireland River Barrow No No
112.0 TL 0.110 13.0 3.14 France Lagoon of Arcachon No No
112.0 0.147 F 19.0 3.27 Italy Varano lagoon No No
135.0 0.058 19.0 3.02 France Mediterranean coast No No
143.0 TL 0.013 -4.26 F 2.42 Ireland Burrishoole system (9°55'W, 53°55'N) Yes No
150.0 TL 0.013 -4.21 F 2.47 Ireland Burrishoole system (9°55'W, 53°55'N) Yes No
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