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Table 2 Von Bertalanffy growth parameters and mortality of R. philippinarum in different areas

From: Some population parameters of Ruditapes philippinarum (Bivalvia, Veneridae) on the southern coast of the Marmara Sea, Turkey

Location L K Ø A 95 Z Source
Kaneohe Bay, Hawaiian Islands 52.40 0.913 3.399 0.201 Yap (1977)
West Coast of Vancouver Island, British Columbia 57.08 0.273 2.949 4 Borne (1982)
Strait of Georgia, British Columbia 56.80 0.303 2.99 4 Borne (1982)
Central Coast, British Columbia 75.53 0.153 2.941 5 Borne (1982)
Allert Bay, British Columbia 68.80 0.140 2.821 5.5 Borne (1982)
British Coast, UK 43.32 0.697 3.117 Humphreys et al. (2007)
Amurshy Bay, Sea of Japan 56.60 0.302 2.986 7 Ponurovsky (2008)
The Coast of Yeongi at Tongyeong, Korea 68.08 0.145 2.827 10.55 0.991 Cho et al. (2008)
Arcachon Bay, Francea 41.10 0.72 2.99 3.028 Dang et al. (2010)
Taehwa River, Ulsan 46.64 0.341 2.870 6 1.171 Choi et al. (2011)
Bandırma Bay, South Marmara Sea 67.51 0.334 3.182 8.06 0.777 This study
67.14 0.330 3.173 8.09
  1. Z the instantaneous total mortality rate year−1
  2. aData are means