SardineLK {FSAdata}R Documentation

Ages and lengths of larval Lake Tanganyika Sardine.

Description

Ages (days) and total lengths of larval Lake Tanganyika Sardine (Limnothrissa miodon) from Lake Kariba.

Format

A data frame with 75 observations on the following 2 variables.

days

Age in days (determine from otoliths).

tl

Total length (mm within 0.1).

Topic(s)

Source

From (approximately) Figure 3 of Mtsambiwa, M.Z. 1992. Fitting a von Bertalanffy growth model to length at age data for larval Limnothrissa miodon from Lake Kariba. Paper presented at the Symposium on biology, stock assessment, and exploitation of small pelagic fish species in the African Great Lakes region. [Was (is?) from http://www.fao.org/docrep/005/v2648e/V2648E06.htm.]

Examples

data(SardineLK)
str(SardineLK)
head(SardineLK)
plot(tl~days,data=SardineLK)


[Package FSAdata version 0.3.7 Index]