Growth parameters for Lobatus gigas
 
Maximum Length 30cm SHL
n = 27
Note that studies where Loo is very different (+/- 1/3) from Lmax are doubtful.


Auximetric graph [n = 17]
M vs K graph [n = 2]
M vs Linf graph [n = 2]

ø = 2.82
L inf = 27.8 cm ShL
K = 0.9
Median record no. 14
Ref. 105305
Loo
(cm)
Length Type K
(1/y)
to Sex M
(1/y)
Temp° C Lm Ø' Country Locality Questionable Captive
5.49 OT 0.371 0.52 1.05 Puerto Rico La Parguera Yes No
5.49 OT 0.410 1.09 Mexico Xel-ha, Quintana Roo Yes Yes
9.37 OT 0.140 1.09 Mexico Xel-ha, Quintana Roo Yes Yes
20.76 ShL 0.442 -0.09 2.28 Cuba Diego Perez No Yes
23.27 ShL 0.429 -0.09 2.37 Cuba Diego Perez Yes Yes
24.17 ShL 0.420 2.39 Virgin Is. (US) St. Croix No Yes
24.97 ShL 1.500 2.97 Mexico Xel-ha, Quintana Roo No Yes
25.60 ShL 0.563 -0.16 2.57 Turks Caicos Is. Six Hill Cay No Yes
25.98 ShL 0.571 0.09 2.59 Cuba Cayo Anclitas Yes Yes
26.04 ShL 0.516 2.54 Virgin Is. (US) St. John Yes Yes
26.39 ShL 0.990 2.84 Mexico Xel-ha, Quintana Roo No Yes
26.80 ShL 0.223 -0.05 2.20 Belize Boca Chica Yes Yes
26.90 ShL 0.290 2.32 Belize Water Caye No Yes
27.82 ShL 0.860 2.82 Mexico Xel-ha, Quintana Roo No Yes
27.87 ShL 0.710 4.71 2.74 Mexico Xel-Ha, Yucatan Peninsula Yes Yes
29.56 ShL 0.770 2.83 Mexico Xel-ha, Quintana Roo No Yes
30.00 ShL 0.200 -0.65 2.26 Bahamas Berry Islands No Yes
33.00 ShL 0.580 2.80 Mexico Xel-ha, Quintana Roo No Yes
33.20 ShL 0.207 -0.33 2.36 Belize Tres Cocos No Yes
33.40 ShL 0.360 0.13 2.60 Cuba Rada Inst. Oceanol. No Yes
34.00 ShL 0.437 0.46 27.50 2.70 Puerto Rico La Parguera No No
34.17 ShL 0.580 2.83 Mexico Xel-ha, Quintana Roo No Yes
37.68 ShL 0.480 2.83 Mexico Xel-ha, Quintana Roo Yes Yes
38.06 ShL 0.287 -0.12 2.62 Cuba Cabo Cruz No Yes
38.34 ShL 0.330 -0.05 2.69 Cuba Cabo Cruz No Yes
46.00 ShL 0.250 0.24 27.50 2.72 Puerto Rico La Parguera No No
61.80 ShL 0.230 2.94 Mexico Xel-ha, Quintana Roo Yes Yes
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