Species

Mean TL (cm)

Mean BWt (g)

a

b

Type of growth

R
^{2}

p value of r

Mean K

t value


Hepsetus odoe

26.89 ± 2.47

137.11 ± 41.05

− 3.80

2.64

I

0.61

2.2 × 10^{–16}***

2.6

− 1.6

 BW body weight, TL total length, a intercept of the regression, b slope of the regression (growth exponent), I Isometric growth, r correlation coefficient of lengthweight relationship, p value of r significance of correlation, K condition factor, t value absolute value of t test parameter to compare calculated slope to 3, p > 0.05
 ***highly significant