Growth parameters for Pterois volitans
 
Maximum Length 38cm TL
n = 4
Note that studies where Loo is very different (+/- 1/3) from Lmax are doubtful.
Longevity vs 3/K graph [n = 2]
ø = 2.93
L inf = 42.5 cm TL
K = 0.5
Median record no. 3
104259Ref. 104259
Loo
(cm)
Length Type K
(1/y)
to
(years)
Sex M
(1/y)
Temp° C Lm Ø' Country Locality Questionable Captive
34.9 TL 0.420 -1.01 2.71 Cayman Is. Cayman Islands No No
42.0 TL 0.880 26.7 3.19 Mexico Alacranes reef (22°31?28N, 89°42?44W), southern Gulf of Mexico No No
42.5 TL 0.470 -0.05 2.93 USA North Carolina No No
45.5 TL 0.320 -1.22 2.82 USA Onslow Bay, North Carolina No No
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