Growth parameters for Sphyrna lewini
 
Maximum Length 430cm TL
n = 8
Note that studies where Loo is very different (+/- 1/3) from Lmax are doubtful.
Lm vs Linf graph [n = 2]
Reproductive graph [n = 2]
M vs K graph [n = 1]
M vs Linf graph [n = 1]
Longevity vs 3/K graph [n = 1]
ø = 3.90
L inf = 329.0 cm TL
K = 0.1
Median record no. 5
6084Ref. 6084
Loo
(cm)
Length Type K
(1/y)
to
(years)
Sex M
(1/y)
Temp° C Lm Ø' Country Locality Questionable Captive
185.0 FL 0.110 -1.68 M 15.0 3.58 USA Western North Atlantic Yes No
231.0 FL 0.090 -1.23 F 0.13 15.0 3.68 USA Western North Atlantic No No
320.0 TL 0.249 -0.41 F 22.0 210.0 4.41 Taiwan off Northeastern waters No No
321.0 TL 0.222 -0.75 M 22.0 198.0 4.36 Taiwan off Northeastern waters No No
329.0 TL 0.073 -2.20 26.0 3.90 USA off Mississippi River to Brownsville, Texas No No
329.1 TL 0.071 -2.37 3.89 Brazil Southern and southeastern regions No No
336.0 TL 0.054 -3.63 25.0 3.79 USA Atlantic coast No No
498.2 NG 0.080 4.30 India Karnataka No No
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