Argyrosomus regius (Meagre):  

Predictions & Data for this entry

Model:  abj  

MRE = 0.147
SMSE = 0.141

Zero-variate data
ah 1 1.173 (0.1732)dage at hatchLikaKooy2014
ab 4 3.108 (0.223)dage at birthLikaKooy2014
aj 35 46.46 (0.3273)dage at metamLikaKooy2014
ap1460 1263 (0.1348)dage at pubertyfishbase
am5475 5529 (0.009948)dlife spanfishbase
L00.1056 0.1052 (0.003437)cmegg diameterKlimoPagou2013
Lh0.295 0.2428 (0.177)cmtotal length at hatchLikaKooy2014
Lb0.362 0.3925 (0.08425)cmtotal length at birthLikaKooy2014
Lj3.2 2.308 (0.2788)cmtotal length at metamPapaKent2013
Lp 80 78.7 (0.01629)cmtotal length at pubertyfishbase
Li230 221.7 (0.03626)cmultimate total lengthfishbase
Ww00.000718 0.0004974 (0.3072)gwet weight of eggKlimoPagou2013
Wwb0.00037 0.0003805 (0.02842)gwet weight at birthLikaKooy2014
Wwp5000 4714 (0.05729)gwet weight at pubertyfishbase
Wwi1.03e+05 1.053e+05 (0.02258)gultimate wet weightfishbase
GSI0.05 0.07166 (0.4332)#/dgonado-somatic indexPapa2013
Uni-variate data
DatasetFigure(RE)Independent variableDependent variableReference
tL_f22 see Fig. 1 (0.1912)time since hatchtotal lengthLikaKooy2014
tL_f21 see Fig. 1 (0.1431)time since hatchtotal lengthPapaKent2013
tWw_15_1 see Fig. 2 (0.1493)time since hatchwet weightHCMR
tWw_15_2 see Fig. 2 (0.1647)time since hatchwet weightHCMR
tWw_15_3 see Fig. 2 (0.1565)time since hatchwet weightHCMR
tWw_15_4 see Fig. 2 (0.1394)time since hatchwet weightHCMR
tWw_13_1 see Fig. 3 (0.07455)time since hatchwet weightHCMR
tWw_13_2 see Fig. 3 (0.08145)time since hatchwet weightHCMR
tWw_VGT see Fig. 4 (0.1467)time since hatchwet weightVargasRuiz2014
LWw_VGT see Fig. 5 (0.1011)lengthwet weightVargasRuiz2014
tLe see Fig. 6 (0.07808)time since hatchtotal lengthKlimoPagou2013
WwR see Fig. 7 (0.3268)wet weightreproduction rateMyloMitri2013
WwJO_T see Fig. 8 (0.2017)temperatureO2 consumptionKirSunar2017
Pseudo-data at Tref
DataGeneralised animalArgyrosomus regiusUnitDescription
v 0.02 0.1029cm/denergy conductance
kap 0.8 0.8747-allocation fraction to soma
kap_R 0.95 0.95-reproduction efficiency
p_M 18 7.159J/^3vol-spec som maint
k_J 0.002 0.00039271/dmaturity maint rate coefficient
kap_G 0.8 0.7756-growth efficiency
k 0.3 0.2959-maintenance ratio


  • In view of low somatic maintenance, pseudodata k_J = 0.002 1/d is replaced by pseudodata k = 0.3


  • [Wiki]
  • [HCMR] unpublished data from the cage farm of the Institute at Souda bay (west Crete).
  • [fishbase]
  • [Papa2013] Papandroulakis pers comm.
  • [KirSunar2017] M. Kir, M. Sunar, and B. Altindag. Thermal tolerance and preferred temperature range of juvenile meagre acclimated to four temperatures. Journal of Thermal Biology, 65:125--129, 2017.
  • [KlimoPagou2013] A. Klimogianni, M. Pagoulatou, M. Trageli, and G. Hotos. Investigation on early development, the feeding ability and larval survival under starvation in common meagre, Argyrosomus regius (Asso 1891). Journal of Aquatic Science, 1:1--6, 2013.
  • [Kooy2010] S.A.L.M. Kooijman. Dynamic Energy Budget theory for metabolic organisation. Cambridge Univ. Press, Cambridge, 2010.
  • [LikaKooy2014] K. Lika, S. A. L. M. Kooijman, and N. Papandroulakis. Metabolic acceleration in Mediterranean Perciformes. J. Sea Res., 94:37--46, 2014.
  • [MyloMitri2013] C. Mylonas, N. Mitrizakis, C. Castaldo, C. Pervino, M. Papadaki, I. Sigelaki, K. Lika, S. A. L. M. Kooijman, and N. Papandroulakis. Reproduction of hatchery-produced meagre Argyrosomus regius in captivity ii. Hormonal induction of spawning and monitoring of spawning kinetics, egg production and egg quality. Aquaculture, 414--415:318--327, 2013.
  • [PapaKent2013] I. Papadakis, M. Kentouri, P. Divanach, and C. Mylonas. Ontogeny of the digestive system of meagre Argyrosomus regius reared in a mesocosm, and quantitative changes of lipids in the liver from hatching to juvenile. Aquaculture, 388--391:76--88, 2013.
  • [VargasRuiz2014] L. Vargas-Chacoff, I. Ruiz-Jarabo, I. Pascoa, O. Goncalves, and J. M. Mancera. Yearly growth and metabolic changes in earthen pond-cultured meagre Argyrosomus regius. Scientia Marina, 78:193--202, 2014.

Bibtex files with references for this entry

Dina Lika, 2013/05/31 (last modified by Bas Kooijman 2017/11/12)

accepted: 2017/11/12

refer to this entry as: AmP Argyrosomus regius version 2017/11/12