Crossaster papposus (Common sunstar):  

Predictions & Data for this entry

Model:  abj  

MRE = 0.130
SMSE = 0.159

Zero-variate data
tj 61 70.88 (0.162)dtime since birth at metamDupoLund2010
tp1460 1461 (0.0006892)dtime since birth at pubertymarlin
am7300 7300 (5.191e-05)dlife spanmarlin
Lj1.1 0.8593 (0.2188)cmdiameter at metamDupoLund2010
Li 34 42.2 (0.2413)cmultimate diameterCarlPfis1999
Wwb0.000268 0.0002764 (0.03131)gwet weight at birthDupoLund2010
Wwi2600 2512 (0.03377)gultimate wet weightCarlPfis1999
Ri16.44 16.39 (0.003179)#/dmaximum reprod rateDupoLund2010
Uni-variate data
DatasetFigure(RE)Independent variableDependent variableReference
LdL see Fig. 1 (0.4812)diameterchange in diameterCarlPfis1999
Pseudo-data at Tref
DataGeneralised animalCrossaster papposusUnitDescription
v 0.02 0.02063cm/denergy conductance
kap 0.8 0.9984-allocation fraction to soma
kap_R 0.95 0.95-reproduction efficiency
p_M 18 7.641J/^3vol-spec som maint
k_J 0.002 0.0021/dmaturity maint rate coefficient
kap_G 0.8 0.798-growth efficiency


  • dioecious, which means that each individual is either male or female (ref: Wiki)
  • weight-length: weight (g): 0.03972 * (diameter in cm)^3.144 (ref: sealifebase)


Bibtex files with references for this entry

Bas Kooijman, 2017/09/25

accepted: 2017/09/25

refer to this entry as: AmP Crossaster papposus version 2017/09/25