Growth parameters for Ilisha africana
 
Maximum Length 30cm SL
n = 6
Note that studies where Loo is very different (+/- 1/3) from Lmax are doubtful.
ø = 2.96
L inf = 25.9 cm FL
K = 1.4
Median record no. 4
30305Ref. 30305
Loo
(cm)
Length Type K
(1/y)
to
(years)
Sex M
(1/y)
Temp° C Lm Ø' Country Locality Questionable Captive
22.0 TL 2.330 26.6 3.05 Nigeria East of Niger Delta (brackish) No No
24.7 TL 0.330 29.5 2.30 Senegal Saloum Delta estuary ((13° 35’ - 14° 10’ N; 16° 50’ - 17° 00’ E) No No
25.5 TL 0.340 27.4 2.34 Senegal Joal coast (14°13’30’’ - 14° 08’ 30’’ N; 16° 52’ 30’’ - 16° 47’ 00’’ E) No No
25.9 FL 1.370 26.6 2.96 Sierra Leone No No
28.2 TL 1.000 27.0 2.90 Sierra Leone No No
29.6 TL 0.800 26.6 2.85 Nigeria (marine) No No
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