Anodonta cygnea (Swan mussel):  

Predictions & Data for this entry

Model:  abj  

MRE = 0.082
SMSE = 0.095

Zero-variate data
tp730 728.6 (0.001916)dtime since birth at pubertyChojRosi2011
am4380 4372 (0.001823)dlife spanWiki_nl
Li 20 21.78 (0.08886)cmultimate total lengthWiki_nl
Wwb7e-06 6.427e-06 (0.08179)gwet weight at birthWiki
Ri7000 6705 (0.04213)#/dmaximum reprod rateguess
Uni-variate data
DatasetFigure(RE)Independent variableDependent variableReference
tL see Fig. 1 (0.04335)time since birthshell lengthLimaCarv2004
tW see Fig. 2 (0.1382)time since birthtotal weightLimaCarv2004
LWt see Fig. 3 (0.02515)shell lengthtotal wet weightBascDuzg2009
LWw see Fig. 4 (0.1615)shell lengthflesh wet weightBascDuzg2009
LWd see Fig. 5 (0.2375)shell lengthflesh dry weightBascDuzg2009
Pseudo-data at Tref
DataGeneralised animalAnodonta cygneaUnitDescription
v 0.02 0.005305cm/denergy conductance
kap 0.8 0.8281-allocation fraction to soma
kap_R 0.95 0.95-reproduction efficiency
p_M 18 20.73J/^3vol-spec som maint
k_J 0.002 0.0021/dmaturity maint rate coefficient
kap_G 0.8 0.8013-growth efficiency


  • The European bitterling Rhodeus amarus fully depends on Anadonta to deposit its eggs inside the shell, while Anadonta clings its glochidia larvae (glochidia) to it and to metamorphose (ref: Wiki_nl)


  • Glochidium is here not assumed to extract nutrients from the host fish


  • [Wiki]
  • [Wiki_nl]
  • [BascDuzg2009] N. S. Başçinar, E. Düzgüneş, D. S. Misir, H. Polat, and B. Zengin. Growth and flesh yield of the swan mussel Anodonta cygnea (Linnaeus, 1758) (Bivalvia: Unionidae) in Lake Çildir (Kars, Turkey). Turkish Journal of Fisheries and Aquatic Sciences, 9:127--132, 2009.
  • [ChojRosi2011] J. C. Chojnacki, B. Rosińska, J. Rudkiewicz, and M. Smoła. Biometrics of the swan mussel Anodonta cygnea. Polish J. of Environ. Stud., 20:225--230, 2011.
  • [Kooy2010] S.A.L.M. Kooijman. Dynamic Energy Budget theory for metabolic organisation. Cambridge Univ. Press, Cambridge, 2010.
  • [LimaCarv2004] P. Lima, F. Carvalho, V. Vasconcelos, and J. Machado. Studies on growth in the early adult of the freshwater mussel, Anodonta cygnea. Invertebrate Reproduction & Development, 45:117--125, 2004.

Bibtex files with references for this entry

Bas Kooijman, 2017/02/13

accepted: 2017/02/13

refer to this entry as: AmP Anodonta cygnea version 2017/02/13