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Table 3 Values of von Bertalanffy growth parameters and growth performance index obtained in previous studies: L asymptotic length (mm), k growth constant (k year−1), ø′ growth performance index

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

Study Location L k year−1 ø′
Forster (1981) Whitsand Bay (UK) 105.8 0.02 2.35
Metaxatos (2004) Euboikos Gulf (Greece) 93.0 0.24 3.32
Leontarakis and Richardson (2005) Thassos Island (Greece) 62.7 0.24 2.97
57.8 0.26 2.94
Moura et al. (2009) Arrábida (Portugal) 98.1 0.15 3.16