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Table 2 Estimation of the differences in the weight-length equations for the dusky grouper

From: Fishers and groupers (Epinephelus marginatus and E. morio) in the coast of Brazil: integrating information for conservation

Equation number Equation N R2 TLmin –TLmax, cm Locality Source
1 TW = 9*10−6*TL3.1149 (kg-cm) 246 0.9985 22–100.2 South of Santa Catarina State (Andrade et al., 2003) [34]
2 TW = 8 * 10−6 * TL3.2213 or ln W = −11.76 + 3.221 ln L (kg-cm) 135 0.9828 25.1–79.6 Southeast Brazil (data from 1999 to 2000) (Ximenes-Carvalho et al., 2012) [62]
3 TW = 0.0028TL2–0.143TL + 2.246 (kg-cm) 793 0.83 17–130 Copacabana Beach, Rio De Janeiro State (Begossi et al., 2016)
4 TW = 4.4 * 10− 5 * TL2.8 (kg-cm) 173 0.97 30–100 Babitonga Bay and Sao Francisco do Sul Island, Southern Brazil (Gerhardinger et al., 2006) [36]
5 TW = 0.0022TL2–0.888TL + 1.1079 (kg-cm) 183 0.9547 22–62 Southeastern Brazilian coast (Begossi et al., 2012) [19]
6 TW = − 1173.00 + 5.23TL (g-mm) 22 0.84 23–48 Bertioga (coast of Sao Paulo) (Begossi and Silvano, 2008) [8]
7 TW = − 3775.82 + 12.21TL (g-mm) 37 0.88 32–68 Copacabana (coast of Rio de Janeiro) (Begossi and Silvano, 2008) [8]
8 TW = 0.0039TL2–0.2704TL + 5.9295 221 0.9612 38–109 Copacabana Our study here