Echyridella menziesii (New Zealand freshwater mussel):  

Predictions & Data for this entry

Model:  abj  

MRE = 0.016
SMSE = 0.019

Zero-variate data
am1.825e+04 1.822e+04 (0.001458)dlife spanKlun2012
Lp2.75 2.736 (0.005237)cmtotal length at pubertyWiki
Li7.4 6.931 (0.06338)cmultimate total lengthJame1985
Wwb7e-06 7.07e-06 (0.009972)gwet weight at birthnzgeo
Wd550.637 0.6416 (0.007236)gdry weight at shell length 55 mmJame1985
Ri1000 998.3 (0.001677)#/dmaximum reprod rateguess
Uni-variate data
DatasetFigure(RE)Independent variableDependent variableReference
tL see Fig. 1 (0.02026)time since birthshell lengthJame1985
Pseudo-data at Tref
DataGeneralised animalEchyridella menziesiiUnitDescription
v 0.02 0.02033cm/denergy conductance
kap 0.8 0.6102-allocation fraction to soma
kap_R 0.95 0.95-reproduction efficiency
p_M 18 4.891J/^3vol-spec som maint
k_J 0.002 0.00062291/dmaturity maint rate coefficient
kap_G 0.8 0.7979-growth efficiency
k 0.3 0.3006-maintenance ratio


  • Uses the k?aro (Galaxias brevipinnis) to cling its glochidia larvae (glochidia) and to metamorphose (ref: Wiki)


  • Glochidium is here not assumed to extract nutrients from the host fish


Bibtex files with references for this entry

Bas Kooijman, 2017/02/13

accepted: 2017/02/13

refer to this entry as: AmP Echyridella menziesii version 2017/02/13