Growth parameters for Melichthys niger
 
Maximum Length 50cm TL
n = 2
Note that studies where Loo is very different (+/- 1/3) from Lmax are doubtful.
ø = 5.93
L inf = 2,037.0 cm SL
K = 0.2
Median record no. 2
97087Ref. 97087
Loo
(cm)
Length Type K
(1/y)
to
(years)
Sex M
(1/y)
Temp° C Lm Ø' Country Locality Questionable Captive
24.4 SL 0.266 -2.90 2.20 Belize San Pedro, Ambergris Caye Yes No
2,037.0 SL 0.205 -3.19 5.93 Johnston I. Johnston Atoll Yes No
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