Length-weight relationship of marine fish species off Sao Sebastiao system, Sao Paulo, Souteastern Brazil.

The parameters a and b of the length-weight relationship of the form W = a . L super(b) were estimated for 57 fish species sampled in Sao Sebastiao Channel and shelf system in 1997, Sao Paulo, Brazil. The b values ranged from 2.746 to 3.617. The Student's t-test revealed that mot (44) species had b values significantly different from 3. A normal distribution of the calculated LWR exponents (b) was obtained.


Muto, E.Y., Soares, L.S.H., Wongtschowski, C.L.D.B.R. (2000)
NAGA 23 (4): 27-29