Gammarus pulex (Freshwater shrimp):  

Predictions & Data for this entry

Model:  abj  

MRE = 0.077
SMSE = 0.080

Zero-variate data
ab33.6 33.45 (0.004537)dage at birthMcCaPasc1988
tp180 159.8 (0.112)dtime since birth at pubertyguess
am470 470 (8.359e-05)dlife spanZimm2011
Lb0.2 0.1949 (0.02571)cmtotal length at birthMcCaPasc1988
Lp0.8 0.6659 (0.1676)cmtotal length at pubertyMcCaPasc1988
Li1.146 1.386 (0.2098)cmultimate total lengthMcCaPasc1988
Wwb0.135 0.1378 (0.0204)mgwet weight at birthSutcCarr1981
Wwp 5 5.497 (0.09944)mgwet weight at pubertySutcCarr1981
Wwi 51 49.62 (0.02713)mgultimate wet weightSutcCarr1981
Ri0.7333 0.732 (0.001856)#/dmaximum reprod rateSutcCarr1981
Uni-variate data
DatasetFigure(RE)Independent variableDependent variableReference
tL see Fig. 1 (0.183)time since birthlengthMcCaPasc1988
tW_f see Fig. 2 (0.07911)time since birthwet weightSutcCarr1981
tW_m see Fig. 2 (0.09715)time since birthwet weightSutcCarr1981
Tab see Fig. 3 (0.046)temperatureage at birthNils1977
Pseudo-data at Tref
DataGeneralised animalGammarus pulexUnitDescription
v 0.02 0.01741cm/denergy conductance
kap 0.8 0.9099-allocation fraction to soma
kap_R 0.95 0.95-reproduction efficiency
p_M 18 480J/^3vol-spec som maint
k_J 0.002 0.0021/dmaturity maint rate coefficient
kap_G 0.8 0.8007-growth efficiency


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


  • Wiki
  • Kooy2010
  • McCaPasc1988
  • SutcCarr1981
  • Nils1977
  • Zimm2011

Bibtex files with references for this entry

Elke Zimmer, 2011/04/05 (last modified by Bas Kooijman 2016/02/03)

accepted: 2016/02/09

refer to this entry as: AmP Gammarus pulex version 2016/02/09