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Table 2 Comparison of the estimated Von Bertalanffy growth parameters for Callista chione collected in four sampling areas

From: Age, growth, and population structure of the smooth clam Callista chione in the eastern Adriatic Sea

Study area k year−1 L t 0 r 2 ø′
Rab Island 0.25 72.4 2.68 0.932 3.12
Pag Bay 0.15 74.5 −0.57 0.870 2.92
Kaštela Bay 0.11 82.8 −2.88 0.850 2.88
Cetina estuary 0.34 79.3 0.97 0.951 3.33
  1. k growth constant (k year−1), L asymptotic length (mm), r 2 coefficient of determination, t 0 initial condition parameter, and ø′ growth performance index