Cyclopterus lumpus (Lumpfish):  

Predictions & Data for this entry

Model:  abj  

MRE = 0.067
SMSE = 0.065

Zero-variate data
ah 15 15.85 (0.05674)dage at hatchNytr2013
tb 7 6.704 (0.04236)dtime since hatch at birthNytr2013
am4745 4745 (6.133e-05)dlife spanfishbase
Lb0.4 0.3877 (0.03078)cmtotal length at birthNytr2013
Lp 35 36.93 (0.05517)cmtotal length at puberty for femaleNytr2013
Lp_m 28 26.65 (0.0482)cmtotal length at puberty for maleNytr2013
Li 61 59.15 (0.0304)cmultimate total lengthWiki
Li_m 40 42.61 (0.06517)cmultimate total lengthWiki
Wwi9500 9757 (0.02706)gultimate wet weightWiki
Ri958.9 1024 (0.06746)#/dmaximum reprod rateWiki
Uni-variate data
DatasetFigure(RE)Independent variableDependent variableReference
WdW_4 see Fig. 1 (0.107)wet weightspec growth rateNytr2013
WdW_7 see Fig. 1 (0.08707)wet weightspec growth rateNytr2013
WdW_10 see Fig. 1 (0.1559)wet weightspec growth rateNytr2013
WdW_13 see Fig. 1 (0.1905)wet weightspec growth rateNytr2013
tL see Fig. 2 (0.04548)time since birthtotal lengthThor1983
Pseudo-data at Tref
DataGeneralised animalCyclopterus lumpusUnitDescription
v 0.02 0.0438cm/denergy conductance
kap 0.8 0.8674-allocation fraction to soma
kap_R 0.95 0.95-reproduction efficiency
p_M 18 22.01J/^3vol-spec som maint
k_J 0.002 0.0021/dmaturity maint rate coefficient
kap_G 0.8 0.8006-growth efficiency


  • This fish lives in shallow water and remains attached to the substrate for most of the time except when breeding.They feed on small fish and invertebrates. Eggs are laid in a "nest" that is made in relatively shallow water by the male. The male also guards and cares for the eggs by fanning them with his fins during the month-long incubation period. It is often caught for the roe, made into an inexpensive caviar. (ref: Wiki)


  • Males are assumed to differ from females by {p_Am} only


  • Wiki
  • Kooy2010
  • Nytr2013
  • Thor1983
  • fishbase

Bibtex files with references for this entry

Bas Kooijman, 2014/05/29 (last modified by Bas Kooijman 2016/10/30)

accepted: 2015/09/09

refer to this entry as: AmP Cyclopterus lumpus version 2015/09/09