Growth parameters for Nephrops norvegicus
 
Maximum Length 24cm TL
n = 82
Note that studies where Loo is very different (+/- 1/3) from Lmax are doubtful.


Auximetric graph [n = 39]
Lm vs Linf graph [n = 3]
M vs K graph [n = 23]
M vs Linf graph [n = 23]

ø = 0.87
L inf = 7.3 cm CL
K = 0.1
Median record no. 42
Ref. 94742
Loo
(cm)
Length Type K
(1/y)
to Sex M
(1/y)
Temp° C Lm Ø' Country Locality Questionable Captive
4.45 CL 0.380 0.39 F 0.57 0.88 Portugal Algarve coast No No
4.53 CL 0.192 M 0.60 UK Scotland Firth of Clyde Yes No
4.53 CL 0.420 0.35 F 0.61 0.94 Portugal Algarve coast No No
4.68 CL 0.192 M 0.62 UK Scotland Firth of Clyde Yes No
5.03 CL 0.310 0.46 F 0.49 0.89 Portugal Alentejo No No
5.30 CL 0.140 -0.50 F 3.10000 0.59 Italy Sicilian Channel No No
5.49 CL 0.160 F 0.68 UK Scotland Clyde, Scotland No No
5.60 CL 0.180 -0.44 F 0.75 Spain Biscay Bay Yes No
5.74 CL 0.180 M 0.77 UK Scotland Firth of Clyde Yes No
5.75 CL 0.214 M 0.85 UK Scotland Firth of Clyde Yes No
5.77 CL 0.214 0.00 F 3.20000 0.85 Italy East Ligurian Sea No No
6.15 CL 0.280 0.50 M 0.43 1.02 Portugal Algarve coast No No
6.20 CL 0.170 F 0.82 Algeria Beni-saf No No
6.20 CL 0.130 -0.50 M 0.70 Italy Sicilian Channel Yes No
6.32 CL 0.150 -0.89 F 0.78 Italy Ligurian Sea No No
6.36 CL 0.090 -2.85 F 0.40 0.56 Spain Catalan Sea No No
6.40 CL 0.180 0.11 M 0.18 0.87 Ireland Irish Sea Yes No
6.44 CL 0.175 M 0.86 UK Scotland Firth of Clyde Yes No
6.49 CL 0.060 F 0.40 Sweden Skagerrak, Sweden No No
6.50 CL 0.150 -0.76 F 0.80 Italy Tyrrhenian Sea No No
6.50 CL 0.380 F 1.21 Portugal Northern Portuguese coast No No
6.51 CL 0.160 M 0.83 UK Scotland Firth of Clyde Yes No
6.55 CL 0.270 0.50 M 0.41 1.06 Portugal Algarve coast Yes No
6.60 CL 0.130 F 0.75 Greece Toroneos and Siggitikos Gulfs No No
6.60 CL 0.140 F 0.79 Greece Thracian Sea No No
6.60 CL 0.110 -1.73 F 0.24 0.68 Spain Catalan Sea No No
6.70 CL 0.100 -1.70 F 0.42 0.65 Greece East central Aegean Sea No No
6.70 CL 0.140 -0.88 F 0.80 Italy Not specified No No
6.70 CL 0.150 -0.33 F 0.83 Spain Catalan Sea No No
6.84 CL 0.100 -1.58 F 0.42 0.67 Spain Catalan Sea No Yes
6.90 CL 0.090 -1.70 F 0.39 0.63 Greece West central Aegean Sea No No
6.92 CL 0.440 F 1.32 Portugal Central Portuguese coast No No
7.00 CL 0.100 -2.07 F 0.69 Spain Catalan Sea No No
7.00 CL 0.100 -2.07 F 0.69 Spain Catalan Sea No Yes
7.07 CL 0.120 -1.36 F 0.78 Portugal Algarve coast No No
7.10 CL 0.130 F 0.82 Algeria Beni-saf No No
7.10 CL 0.100 -1.39 F 0.48 0.70 Greece Euvoikos Gulf No No
7.15 CL 0.210 0.63 M 0.34 1.03 Portugal Alentejo Yes No
7.20 CL 0.090 -2.30 F 0.39 0.67 Spain Catalan Sea No No
7.21 CL 0.169 0.00 M 0.94 Italy East Ligurian Sea Yes No
7.26 CL 0.160 -0.87 F 0.93 Spain Alboran Sea No No
7.29 CL 0.140 M 0.87 Sweden Skagerrak, Sweden Yes No
7.30 CL 0.120 M 0.81 Greece Thracian Sea Yes No
7.32 CL 0.160 M 0.93 UK Scotland Clyde, Scotland Yes No
7.39 CL 0.140 -0.47 F 0.88 Greece Euboikos Gulf No No
7.74 CL 0.110 -1.32 F 0.82 Italy Ligurian Sea No No
7.98 CL 0.140 M 0.95 Algeria Beni-saf Yes No
8.15 CL 0.110 -0.95 M 0.86 Italy Not specified Yes No
8.16 CL 0.130 -0.89 M 0.94 Italy Tyrrhenian Sea Yes No
8.18 CL 0.100 -1.36 F 0.83 Italy Adriactic Sea No No
8.20 CL 0.100 -0.69 M 0.83 Spain Catalan Sea Yes No
8.20 CL 0.100 -0.69 M 0.83 Spain Catalan Sea No Yes
8.27 CL 0.120 -0.95 M 0.91 Greece Euboikos Gulf Yes No
8.30 CL 0.110 M 0.88 Greece Toroneos and Siggitikos Gulfs Yes No
8.32 CL 0.120 -0.87 M 0.92 Italy Ligurian Sea Yes No
8.34 CL 0.130 -0.33 M 0.96 Portugal Algarve coast Yes No
8.40 CL 0.060 -2.98 M 0.28 0.63 Greece Euvoikos Gulf Yes No
8.44 CL 0.070 -2.52 M 0.31 0.70 Spain Catalan Sea Yes Yes
8.60 CL 0.060 -2.90 M 0.28 0.65 Greece West central Aegean Sea Yes No
8.68 CL 0.100 -0.30 M 0.88 Spain Catalan Sea Yes No
8.68 CL 0.140 -0.84 M 1.02 Spain Alboran Sea Yes No
8.70 CL 0.060 -3.60 M 0.28 0.66 Greece East central Aegean Sea Yes No
8.70 CL 0.120 M 0.96 Algeria Beni-saf Yes No
8.70 CL 0.080 -1.27 M 0.18 0.78 Spain Catalan Sea Yes No
8.78 CL 0.080 -1.26 F 0.79 Italy Tyrrhenian Sea No No
8.83 CL 0.380 M 1.47 Portugal Northern Portuguese coast Yes No
8.90 CL 0.110 -1.08 M 0.94 Italy Ligurian Sea Yes No
9.00 CL 0.050 -3.75 M 0.25 0.61 Spain Catalan Sea Yes No
9.00 0.100 0.00 3.50000 0.91 Yes Yes
9.03 CL 0.090 -1.27 F 0.87 Greece Euboikos Gulf No No
9.13 CL 0.120 -1.08 M 1.00 Spain Alboran Sea Yes No
9.32 CL 0.100 -1.10 M 0.94 Greece Euboikos Gulf Yes No
9.39 CL 0.090 -1.61 F 0.90 Spain Alboran Sea No No
9.42 CL 0.090 -0.81 M 0.90 Spain Catalan Sea Yes No
9.43 CL 0.410 M 1.56 Portugal Central Portuguese coast Yes No
9.66 CL 0.060 -2.90 M 0.27 0.75 Spain Catalan Sea Yes No
9.98 CL 0.090 -1.39 M 0.95 Italy Tyrrhenian Sea Yes No
11.69 CL 0.080 -0.44 M 1.04 Spain Biscay Bay Yes No
12.08 CL 0.060 -1.92 M 0.94 Italy Adriactic Sea Yes No
17.11 CL 0.030 -1.80 F 0.94 Spain Catalan Sea No No
25.80 TL 0.108 -1.60 F 0.29 1.86 Greece Euvoikos Gulf No Yes
31.70 TL 0.100 -0.88 M 0.26 2.00 Greece Euvoikos Gulf No Yes
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