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Table 1

Value of von Bertalanffy growth parameters of two size groups of the freshwater E. elliptica oyster reared in cages in the Pendjari River (Benin) from January to December 2009.

Oyster Equation and R2 L (mm) K (month−1) Size range (mm) T57mm T65mm
Small-sized group y = 0.9025x + 3.4995
(R2 = 0.83)
36 0.1026 12–34
Large-sized group y = 0.9781x + 1.7299
(R2 = 0.99)
79 0.0221 27–75
Pooled size groups y = 0.9307x + 5.6963
(R2 = 0.93)
82.2 0.0718 12–75 17 months
(1.4 years)
22 months
(1.8 years)

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