Acanthurus lineatus (Lined surgeonfish):  

Predictions & Data for this entry

Model:  abj  

MRE = 0.020
SMSE = 0.027

Zero-variate data
am1.643e+04 1.642e+04 (9.342e-05)dlife spanChoaAxe1996
Lp 18 18.64 (0.03541)cmtotal length at pubertyfishbase
Li 38 36.71 (0.03383)cmultimate total lengthfishbase
Wwb0.00018 0.0001801 (0.0007023)gwet weight at birthTuck1998
Wwp260 257 (0.01144)gwet weight at pubertyfishbase
Wwi1943 1965 (0.01126)gultimate wet weightfishbase
Ri1753 1756 (0.001271)#/dmax reprod rateguess
Uni-variate data
DatasetFigure(RE)Independent variableDependent variableReference
tL see Fig. 1 (0.06644)time since birthtotal lengthChoaAxe1996
Pseudo-data at Tref
DataGeneralised animalAcanthurus lineatusUnitDescription
v 0.02 0.02006cm/denergy conductance
kap 0.8 0.9602-allocation fraction to soma
kap_R 0.95 0.95-reproduction efficiency
p_M 18 18.31J/^3vol-spec som maint
k_J 0.002 0.0021/dmaturity maint rate coefficient
kap_G 0.8 0.8-growth efficiency


  • weight-length relationship: W in g = 2.219e-4 * (SL in mm)^2.691 (ref: ChoaAxe1996)
  • Marine; reef-associated; depth range 0 - 15 m (ref: fishbase)


  • [Wiki]
  • [fishbase]
  • [ChoaAxe1996] J. H. Choat and L. M. Axe. Growth and longevity in acanthurid fishes; an analysis of otolith increments. Mar Ecol Prog Ser, 134:15--26, 1996.
  • [Kooy2010] S.A.L.M. Kooijman. Dynamic Energy Budget theory for metabolic organisation. Cambridge Univ. Press, Cambridge, 2010.
  • [Tuck1998] J. W. Tucker. Marine Fish Culture. Springer-Science+Business Media, 1998.

Bibtex files with references for this entry

Bas Kooijman, 2017/04/10

accepted: 2017/04/10

refer to this entry as: AmP Acanthurus lineatus version 2017/04/10