Chirocentrus dorab (Dorab wolf herring):  

Predictions & Data for this entry

Model:  abj  

MRE = 0.076
SMSE = 0.119

Zero-variate data
ab2.5 2.628 (0.05109)dage at birthKooy2014
ap1460 1447 (0.0088)dage at pubertyKooy2014
am4745 4747 (0.0005137)dlife spanfishbase
Lb0.68 0.6467 (0.04897)cmtotal length at birth Dels1930, Rich2008
Lp43.4 43.92 (0.01188)cmtotal length at pubertyAbduPill2011
Li180 105.2 (0.4158)cmultimate total lengthADW
Wi1200 1362 (0.1347)gultimate wet weightADW
Ri165.1 165.1 (2.267e-05)#/dmaximum reprod rate AbduPill2011
Uni-variate data
DatasetFigure(RE)Independent variableDependent variableReference
tL_f see Fig. 1 (0.04356)time since birthtotal length Luth1985
tL_m see Fig. 1 (0.04215)time since birthtotal length Luth1985
Pseudo-data at Tref
DataGeneralised animalChirocentrus dorabUnitDescription
v 0.02 0.05505cm/denergy conductance
kap 0.8 0.9625-allocation fraction to soma
kap_R 0.95 0.95-reproduction efficiency
p_M 18 2.516J/^3vol-spec som maint
k_J 0.002 0.0001441/dmaturity maint rate coefficient
kap_G 0.8 0.7994-growth efficiency
k 0.3 0.2995-maintenance ratio


  • males are assumed to differ from females by {p_Am} only
  • In view of low somatic maintenance, pseudodata k_J = 0.002 1/d is replaced by pseudodata k = 0.3


  • [Wiki]
  • [EOL]
  • [fishbase]
  • [FAO]
  • [ADW]
  • [Kooy2014] guessed.
  • [AbduPill2011] E. M. Abdussamad, N. G. K. Pillai, P. U. Zacharia, and K. Jeyabalan. Dorab fishery of Gulf of Mannar waters and population characteristics of the species Chirocentrus dorab (forskål, 1775) and Chirocentrus nudus Swainson, 1839. Indian J. Fish., 58:19--23, 2011.
  • [Dels1930] H. C. Delsman. Fish eggs and larvae from the Java Sea on Chirocentrus hypelosoma and dorab. Treubia, 12:46--50, 1930.
  • [Kooy2010] S.A.L.M. Kooijman. Dynamic Energy Budget theory for metabolic organisation. Cambridge Univ. Press, Cambridge, 2010.
  • [Luth1985] G. Luther. Age and growth of the fishes of the genus Chirocentrus Cuvier. J. Mar. Bio. Ass. India, 27:50--67, 1985.
  • [Rich2008] W. J. Richards. Identification Guide of The early life history stages of fishes from the Waters of Kuwait in the Arabian Gulf, Indian Ocean. Kuwait Institute for Scientific Research, P.O.Box 24885, 13109 Safat, Kuwait, 2008.

Bibtex files with references for this entry

Bas Kooijman, 2014/06/12 (last modified by Bas Kooijman 2017/11/11)

accepted: 2017/11/11

refer to this entry as: AmP Chirocentrus dorab version 2017/11/11