Chiloscyllium plagiosum (Whitespotted bamboo shark):  

Predictions & Data for this entry

Model:  std  

MRE = 0.181
SMSE = 0.243

Zero-variate data
ah126 110.8 (0.1208)dage at hatchTullPete2000
ap1460 1566 (0.07269)dage at pubertyTullPete2000
am9125 9127 (0.0002353)dlife spanfishbase
Lh21.24 14.65 (0.3101)cmtotal length at hatchWiki
Lp 66 70.52 (0.06848)cmtotal length at pubertyTung2009
Li 93 90.94 (0.0222)cmultimate total lengthWiki
W08.6 12.2 (0.4186)gweight of external yolk sac at a = 0 dTullPete2000
Wh14.3 9.086 (0.3646)gweight at hatchTullPete2000
Wi2200 2171 (0.01297)gultimate wet weightTullPete2000
RL0.06027 0.06439 (0.06824)#/dreprod rate at L = 83.4 cmTung2009
GSI0.025 0.03233 (0.2931)-gonado somatic indexTung2009
Uni-variate data
DatasetFigure(RE)Independent variableDependent variableReference
aW see Fig. 1 (0.1975)ageembry weight (excl yolk)TullPete2000
aY see Fig. 2 (0.1931)ageyolk weightTullPete2000
aJO see Fig. 3 (0.6045)agepre-hatch respTullPete2000
LW see Fig. 4 (0.1347)total lengthwet weightTung2009
tL see Fig. 5 (0.1289)time since hatchtotal lengthTung2009
Pseudo-data at Tref
DataGeneralised animalChiloscyllium plagiosumUnitDescription
v 0.02 0.03059cm/denergy conductance
kap 0.8 0.7077-allocation fraction to soma
kap_R 0.95 0.95-reproduction efficiency
p_M 18 18.91J/^3vol-spec som maint
k_J 0.002 0.0021/dmaturity maint rate coefficient
kap_G 0.8 0.7914-growth efficiency


  • Oviparous (ref: TullPete2000)
  • At a = 100 d: yolk is completely absorbed (ref: Wiki)


  • assume that hatch and birth coincide


  • [Wiki]
  • [fishbase]
  • [Kooy2010] S.A.L.M. Kooijman. Dynamic Energy Budget theory for metabolic organisation. Cambridge Univ. Press, Cambridge, 2010.
  • [TullPete2000] A. Tullis and G. Peterson. Growth and metabolism in the embryonic white-spotted bamboo shark, Chiloscyllium plagiosum: Comparison with embryonic birds and reptiles. Physiological and Biochemical Zoology, 73(3):271--282, 2000.
  • [Tung2009] Y. Tung, S. Age, growth, and reproductive biology of the whitespotted bamboo shark (Chiloscyllium plagiosum) from Hong Kong and adjecent waters. PhD thesis, Univ Hong Kong, 2009.

Bibtex files with references for this entry

Bas Kooijman, 2012/07/22

accepted: 2016/02/24

refer to this entry as: AmP Chiloscyllium plagiosum version 2016/02/24