Growth parameters for Chelonia mydas
 
Maximum Length 105cm CL
n = 23
Note that studies where Loo is very different (+/- 1/3) from Lmax are doubtful.


Auximetric graph [n = 22]
M vs K graph [n = 2]
M vs Linf graph [n = 2]

ø = 2.93
L inf = 98.8 cm CL
K = 0.1
Median record no. 12
Ref. 74665
Loo
(cm)
Length Type K
(1/y)
to Sex M
(1/y)
Temp° C Lm Ø' Country Locality Questionable Captive
74.25 CL 0.180 3.00 Bahamas Great Inagua Yes Yes
82.20 CL 0.122 2.92 Bahamas Great Inagua No No
84.40 CL 0.114 2.91 Bahamas Great Inagua No No
87.72 CL 0.320 0.76 3.39 USA Eastern Pamlico, Core and Back sounds, North Carolina, USA No No
88.20 CL 0.127 2.99 Cayman Is. Not specified, Cayman Islands No No
88.78 CL 0.126 3.00 Japan Yaeyama Islands, Okinawa No No
92.60 CL 0.082 2.85 Bahamas Great Inagua No No
96.50 CL 0.106 2.99 USA Gulf of Mexico, USA No No
98.30 CL 0.074 2.85 Bahamas Great Inagua No No
98.30 CL 0.740 3.85 Bahamas Great Inagua No No
98.30 CL 0.074 2.85 Bahamas Great Inagua No Yes
98.80 CL 0.087 2.93 Australia Queensland No No
99.40 CL 0.072 2.85 Bahamas Great Inagua No No
100.00 CL 0.050 2.70 Mexico Bahia Magdalena No No
101.00 CL 0.083 F 2.93 Cyprus Alagadi beach, Cyprus No No
101.00 CL 0.040 0.00 0.16 2.61 Mexico Bahia Magdalena No No
102.50 CL 0.094 0.00 2.99 Mexico Bahia Magdalena, Baja California Sur No No
106.06 CL 0.088 3.00 Mexico Baja California No No
117.40 CL 0.070 -0.75 2.98 Kenya Watamu No No
118.80 CL 0.070 2.99 Western Atlantic No No
158.60 CL 0.035 2.94 Bahamas Great Inagua No No
162.80 CL 0.033 2.94 Bahamas Great Inagua No No
168.00 CL 0.025 2.85 Bahamas Great Inagua No No
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