Erpetoichthys calabaricus (Reedfish):  

Predictions & Data for this entry

Model:  std  

MRE = 0.023
SMSE = 0.021

Zero-variate data
ah 3 2.993 (0.002406)dage at birthfishkeeping
ab 19 17.98 (0.05379)dage at birthfishkeeping
ap2190 2112 (0.03543)dage at pubertyfishkeeping
am7300 7295 (0.0007351)dlife spanfishkeeping
Lb 1 1.041 (0.04073)cmtotal length at birthfishkeeping
L152 6 5.761 (0.0399)cmtotal length at 5 monthfishkeeping
Lp31.4 31.56 (0.005202)cmtotal length at pubertyWiki
Li 37 36.53 (0.01268)cmultimate total lengthWiki
Wwp36.7 38.04 (0.03643)gwet weight at pubertyBaba2011
Wwi60.4 58.97 (0.02368)gultimate wet weightBaba2011
Ri3.288 3.295 (0.002361)#/dmaximum reprod rateWiki
Pseudo-data at Tref
DataGeneralised animalErpetoichthys calabaricusUnitDescription
v 0.02 0.009734cm/denergy conductance
kap 0.8 0.9262-allocation fraction to soma
kap_R 0.95 0.95-reproduction efficiency
p_M 18 17.03J/^3vol-spec som maint
k_J 0.002 0.0021/dmaturity maint rate coefficient
kap_G 0.8 0.7993-growth efficiency


  • The yolk was separated from the egg surface by a 0.5mm wide jelly-like zone. The eggs had a single micropyle , the sole opening in the egg through which the sperm can enter. (ref: fishkeeping)
  • It can breathe atmospheric air using a pair of lungs. (ref: Wiki)
  • female: Log10 W=3.04 Log10 TL-2.9864, Log10 W=3.04 Log10 SL-2.9462; male: Log10 W=2.127 Log10 TL-1.68517 , Log10 W=2.185 Log10 SL-1.7394. (L in cm, W in g) (ref: Baba2011)


Bibtex files with references for this entry

Bas Kooijman, 2014/05/11 (last modified by Bas Kooijman 2016/10/17)

accepted: 2016/10/17

refer to this entry as: AmP Erpetoichthys calabaricus version 2016/10/17