Buccinum undatum (Common whelk):  

Predictions & Data for this entry

Model:  abj  

MRE = 0.097
SMSE = 0.128

Zero-variate data
tp2190 2090 (0.04572)dtime since birth at pubertymarlin
am7300 7299 (0.0001469)dlife spanmarlin
Lp 7 8.112 (0.1588)cmshell diam at pubertyHaigPant2015
Li 10 9.618 (0.03824)cmultimate shell lengthmarlin
Wwb8.2e-06 8.194e-06 (0.0007866)gwet weight at birthmarlin
Ri31.51 31.55 (0.001412)#/dmax reproduction ratemarlin
Uni-variate data
DatasetFigure(RE)Independent variableDependent variableReference
tL_f see Fig. 1 (0.1206)time since birthshell lengthShelAdam2006
tL_m see Fig. 1 (0.09663)time since birthshell lengthShelAdam2006
LW see Fig. 2 (0.09163)shell lengthflesh wet weightHeudHegr2011
WJO7 see Fig. 3 (0.329)dry weightO_2 consumptionKide1998
WJO10 see Fig. 3 (0.1803)dry weightO_2 consumptionKide1998
Pseudo-data at Tref
DataGeneralised animalBuccinum undatumUnitDescription
v 0.02 0.03495cm/denergy conductance
kap 0.8 0.9971-allocation fraction to soma
kap_R 0.95 0.475-reproduction efficiency
p_M 18 42.14J/d.cm^3vol-spec som maint
k_J 0.002 0.0021/dmaturity maint rate coefficient
kap_G 0.8 0.7993-growth efficiency


  • Hermaphrodite; direct Development (ref: marlin)


  • Reproduction efficiency set to 0.95/2 because of hermaphroditism
  • Males are assumed to differ from females by {p_Am} only


  • The creation of this entry was supported by the Norwegian Science Council (NFR 255295)


  • Wiki
  • Kooy2010
  • Kide1998
  • HeudHegr2011
  • ShelAdam2006
  • HaigPant2015
  • marlin

Bibtex files with references for this entry

Starrlight Augustine, Bas Kooijman, 2017/02/01

accepted: 2017/02/01

refer to this entry as: AmP Buccinum undatum version 2017/02/01 bio.vu.nl/thb/deb/deblab/add_my_pet/