Anguilla anguilla (Eel):  

Predictions & Data for this entry

Model:  ssj  

MRE = 0.081
SMSE = 0.101

Zero-variate data
ab1.729 1.737 (0.004387)dage at birthWiki
ap1825 1693 (0.07252)dage at pubertyWiki
am2.008e+04 2.002e+04 (0.002609)dlife spanWiki
Lb0.48 0.4818 (0.003773)cmtotal length at birthWiki
Lp 30 29 (0.03326)cmtotal length at pubertyWiki
Li133 124.5 (0.06365)cmultimate total lengthWiki
Wb0.0001548 0.0002091 (0.3504)gwet weight at birthWiki
Wp 44 45.6 (0.03638)gwet weight at pubertyWiki
Wi3500 3610 (0.03154)gultimate wet weightWiki
Ri639.3 639.9 (0.0009494)#/dmaximum reprod rateWiki
Uni-variate data
DatasetFigure(RE)Independent variableDependent variableReference
tL see Fig. 1 (0.07056)time since glasseel influxtotal length PenaTesc1970, Tesc2003
tW see Fig. 2 (0.1235)time since glasseel influxwet weight AngePour2005
LW see Fig. 3 (0.2531)timewet weight Tesc2003
Pseudo-data at Tref
DataGeneralised animalAnguilla anguillaUnitDescription
v 0.02 0.06093cm/denergy conductance
kap 0.8 0.9157-allocation fraction to soma
kap_R 0.95 0.95-reproduction efficiency
p_M 18 22.92J/^3vol-spec som maint
k_J 0.002 0.0021/dmaturity maint rate coefficient
kap_G 0.8 0.8012-growth efficiency


  • The embryo and early juvenile stages were bypassed in the analysis


  • [Wiki]
  • [AngePour2005] P. Angelidis, I. Pournara, and G. Photis. Glass eels (Anguilla anguilla) growth in a recirculating system. Mediterranean Marine Science, 4:99--106, 2005.
  • [Kooy2010] S.A.L.M. Kooijman. Dynamic Energy Budget theory for metabolic organisation. Cambridge Univ. Press, Cambridge, 2010.
  • [PenaTesc1970] M. Penaz and F.W. Tesch. Sex rate and growth of eel (Anguilla anguilla) in different biotopes of North Sea and River Elbe.. Berichte der Deutschen Wissenschaftlichen Kommission für Meeresforschung, 21:290, 1970.
  • [Tesc2003] F.W. Tesch. The Eel. Blackwell, Oxford, 2003. p. 173 Table 3.10 last row.

Bibtex files with references for this entry

Jaap van der Meer, 2011/02/22 (last modified by Bas Kooijman 2013/08/19)

accepted: 2015/12/22

refer to this entry as: AmP Anguilla anguilla version 2015/12/22