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Old 26-08-2011, 03:31 PM
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Default Monitor SVL ratio to TL

Hi,

What on average is a monitors SVL to TL.

According to resources online the tail lenght of a monitor is 2/3
Of its total lenght.

Then other websites have the tail lenght half of the monitors total lenght.

Also is it different between species I.e between Bosc, water, komodo etc.

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Old 26-08-2011, 03:46 PM
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Yes, every species of monitor has a different SVL to TL ratio.
Every individual within each species has a slightly different SVL to TL ratio, within the limits for its species.
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