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Table 1

Maturity information for the three studied species used to split juveniles and adults in the catches.

Species Size at maturity used in this study* (cm) Mean weight at 1st maturity** (kg)
Epinephelus aeneus 50 1.9
Pseudotolithus senegalensis 32 0.4
Pagellus bellottii 13 0.1

Arbitrary selected from the bibliographic review supporting these estimates (see Supp Tab. 1), and provided for the first maturity (female) for the two hermaphrodite protogynous species.


Calculated from the length/weight in catch data from scientific surveys in our dataset (Tab. 2) based on the size at maturity*.

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