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Table 6 Parameters of the von Bertalanffy growth function for P. erythrinus in different areas

From: Distribution and biological features of the common pandora, Pagellus erythrinus (Linnaeus, 1758), in the southern Tyrrhenian Sea (Central Mediterranean)

L (mm) K/year −t 0 Φ Area References
300 0.20 na 2.25 Sea of Cyprus Livadas (1989)
401 0.17 0.75 2.44 South Levant Sea El-Haweet et al. (2011)
334 0.37 0.23 2.62 South Levant Sea Mehanna (2011)
240 0.16 2.60 1.96 Edremit Bay Hoşsucu and Çakır (2003)
357 0.10 2.37 2.10 Gülbahçe Bay Tosunoğlu et al. (1997)
482 0.06 na 2.14 Aegean Sea Mytilenou (1989)
278 0.32 0.74 2.40 Cretan Shelf Somarakis and Machias (2002)
326 0.18 na 2.28 Off Western Greece Papaconstantinou et al. (1988)
379 0.20 na 2.46 Adriatic Sea Juckic and Piccinetti (1981)
367 0.16 1.24 2.33 Sicilian Channel Andaloro and Giarritta (1985)
400 0.18 1.00 2.45 Sicilian Channel Fiorentino et al. (2012)
454 0.08 2.57 2.22 Southern Tyrrhenian Sea Present study
543 0.12 1.12 2.54 Northern Tyrrhenian Sea Abella et al. (2010)
345 0.33 na 2.59 Gulf of Lyon Girardin and Quignard (1985)
517 0.14 1.12 2.57 Balearic Sea Larrañeta (1967)
471 0.08 4.42 2.25 Off South Portugal Erzini et al. (2001)
418 0.20 0.55 2.54 Off Canary Islands Pajuelo and Lorenzo (1998)
  1. L theoretical maximum (asymptotic) total length; K growth coefficient; −t 0 theoretical age at zero length; Φ′ growth performance index; na not available