Growth stanzas in an Epinephelidae-Lutjanidae complex: considerations to length-weight relationships.

@article{Renn2015GrowthSI,
  title={Growth stanzas in an Epinephelidae-Lutjanidae complex: considerations to length-weight relationships.},
  author={Ximena Ren{\'a}n and Jorge Trejo-Mart{\'i}nez and Doralice Caballero-Arango and Thierry Brul{\'e}},
  journal={Revista de biologia tropical},
  year={2015},
  volume={63 1},
  pages={175-87}
}
Growth stanzas or abrupt changes in growth rates are present throughout the life span of fish. Identifying growth stanzas will help to adequately described growth taking into account that fishes are indeterminate growers. In this study, we used length-weight (L-W) relationships to analyze the growth stanzas in the Grouper-Snapper complex of Southern Gulf of Mexico. For this, the type of sexuality, sex and different sexual maturity phase were considered in the analyses of three species of… CONTINUE READING