Haliclona oculata (Mermaid's glove):  

Predictions & Data for this entry

Model:  std  

MRE = 0.022
SMSE = 0.039

Zero-variate data
am3285 3285 (3.062e-05)dlife spanguess
Wwb0.0016 0.0016 (0.0002771)gwet weight of larvaVaceBour1987
Wwp 1 0.9996 (0.0003531)gwet weight at pubertyguess
Wwi100 103.7 (0.03678)gultimate wet weightguess
Ri2.74 2.741 (0.0005496)#/dmax repod rateguess
Uni-variate data
DatasetFigure(RE)Independent variableDependent variableReference
tV see Fig. 1 (0.09319)time since 2015/06/01volumeKoopWijf2008
Pseudo-data at Tref
DataGeneralised animalHaliclona oculataUnitDescription
v 0.02 0.06032cm/denergy conductance
kap 0.8 0.9823-allocation fraction to soma
kap_R 0.95 0.475-reproduction efficiency
p_M 18 21.35J/d.cm^3vol-spec som maint
k_J 0.002 0.0021/dmaturity maint rate coefficient
kap_G 0.8 0.8014-growth efficiency


  • Herpmaphroditic (ref: Wiki)
  • Free-swimming parenchymella larva stage before settlement (ref: sealifebase)


  • Ash-free dry weight volume conversion: 0.0587 g/cm^3
  • Isomorphy is assumed, but a bit questionable


  • [Wiki] http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Haliclona_oculata.
  • [sealifebase] http://www.sealifebase.org/summary/Haliclona-oculata.html.
  • [Kooy2010] S.A.L.M. Kooijman. Dynamic Energy Budget theory for metabolic organisation. Cambridge Univ. Press, Cambridge, 2010.
  • [KoopWijf2008] M. Koopmans and R. H. Wijffels. Seasonal growth rate of the sponge Haliclona oculata (Demospongiae: Haplosclerida). Mar. Biotechnol., 10:502--510, 2008.
  • [VaceBour1987] J. Vacelet and N. Boury-Esnault. Taxonomy of Porifers from the N. E. Atlantic and Mediterranean Sea, volume 13 of NATO ASI Series G: ECological Sciences. Springer, 1987.

Bibtex files with references for this entry

Bas Kooijman, 2017/02/17

accepted: 2017/02/17

refer to this entry as: AmP Haliclona oculata version 2017/02/17 bio.vu.nl/thb/deb/deblab/add_my_pet/