Growth parameters for Leptonychotes weddellii
 
Maximum Length 290cm TL
n = 7
Note that studies where Loo is very different (+/- 1/3) from Lmax are doubtful.

Auximetric graph [n = 4]

ø = 4.78
L inf = 396.3 cm TL
K = 0.4
Median record no. 4
Ref. 74425
Loo
(cm)
Length Type K
(1/y)
to Sex M
(1/y)
Temp° C Lm Ø' Country Locality Questionable Captive
381.70 TL 0.300 -0.73 M 4.64 Antarctica McMurdo Sound Yes No
382.67 TL 0.270 -0.74 4.60 Antarctica McMurdo Sound No No
393.57 TL 0.210 -0.74 F 4.51 Antarctica McMurdo Sound No No
396.25 TL 0.380 -0.72 4.78 Antarctica McMurdo Sound No No
399.34 TL 0.370 -0.73 F 4.77 Antarctica McMurdo Sound No No
410.12 TL 0.460 -0.73 M 4.89 Antarctica McMurdo Sound Yes No
557.86 TL 0.620 -0.73 F 5.29 South Orkney Is. Not specified Yes No
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