Hippoglossus hippoglossus (Atlantic halibut):  

Predictions & Data for this entry

Model:  abj  

MRE = 0.189
SMSE = 0.220

Zero-variate data
ah 50 51.79 (0.03589)dage at birthBlaxDani1983
tb 18 17.45 (0.03078)dtime since hatch at birthLonnKjor1982
tp2920 3096 (0.06039)dage at puberty for femalesWienJoha2011
tpm2555 2242 (0.1226)dage at puberty for malesWienJoha2011
am1.825e+04 1.825e+04 (0.0001836)dlife spanfishbase
Lh0.65 0.5489 (0.1556)cmtotal length at hatchfishbase
Lb1.15 0.6903 (0.3998)cmtotal length at birthMunkNiel2005
Lj 4 4.185 (0.0462)cmtotal length at metamWiki
Lp110 104.5 (0.04993)cmtotal length at puberty for femalesJakuHaug1988
Lpm 55 64.55 (0.1737)cmtotal length at puberty for malesJakuHaug1988
Li350 279.3 (0.2021)cmultimate total lengthWienJoha2011
Lim180 182.9 (0.01615)cmultimate total lengthWienJoha2011
Wwb0.0206 0.01142 (0.4458)gwet weight at birthfishbase
Wdb0.001476 0.002283 (0.547)gdry weight at birthLeinHolm1997
Wwi8.98e+05 7.561e+05 (0.158)gultimate wet weight for femalesfishbase
Wwim1.26e+05 1.551e+05 (0.2312)gultimate wet weight for malesfishbase
R1951.827e+04 4590 (0.7488)#/dreprod rate at 195 cmHaugGull1988
R1321288 1538 (0.1947)#/dreprod rate at 132 cmHaugGull1988
Uni-variate data
DatasetFigure(RE)Independent variableDependent variableReference
tL_f see Fig. 1 (0.04168)time since birthstandard lengthAndr1964
tL_m see Fig. 1 (0.04954)time since birthstandard lengthAndr1964
tW_f see Fig. 2 (0.2406)time since birthwet weightAndr1964
tW_m see Fig. 2 (0.2097)time since birthwet weightAndr1964
Pseudo-data at Tref
DataGeneralised animalHippoglossus hippoglossusUnitDescription
v 0.02 0.03635cm/denergy conductance
kap 0.8 0.5719-allocation fraction to soma
kap_R 0.95 0.95-reproduction efficiency
p_M 18 37.67J/d.cm^3vol-spec som maint
k_J 0.002 0.0021/dmaturity maint rate coefficient
kap_G 0.8 0.8017-growth efficiency


  • Preferred temperature 3 to 8 C, depth 183 to 457 m (ref: Wiki)


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


  • The creation of this entry was supported by the Norwegian Science Council (NFR 255295)


  • [Wiki] http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hippoglossus_hippoglossus.
  • [fishbase] http://www.fishbase.org/summary/1371.
  • [Andr1964] A. P. Andriyashev. Fishes of the northern seas of the U.S.S.R. Smithsonian Institution of the National Science Foundation, Washington D.C., 1964.
  • [BlaxDani1983] J. H. S. Blaxter, D. Danielssen, E. Moksness, and V. Øiestad. Description of the early development of the halibut Hippoglossus hippoglossus and attempts to rear the larvae past first feeding. Marine Biology, 73:99--107, 1983.
  • [HaugGull1988] T. Haug and B. Gulliksen. Fecundity and oocyte sizes in ovaries of female atlantic halibut, Hippoglossus hippoglossus (l.). Sarsia, 73('):259--261, 1988.
  • [JakuHaug1988] S.H. Jakupsstovu and T. Haug. Growth, sexual maturation, and spawning season of atlantic halibut Hippoglossus hippoglossus, in faroese waters. Fisheries Research, 6(3):201--215, 1988.
  • [Kooy2010] S.A.L.M. Kooijman. Dynamic Energy Budget theory for metabolic organisation. Cambridge Univ. Press, Cambridge, 2010.
  • [LeinHolm1997] I. Lein, I. Holmefjord, and M. Rye. Effects of temperature on yolk sac larvae of atlantic halibut Hippoglossus hippoglossus l. Aquaculture, 157:123--135, 1997.
  • [LonnKjor1982] S. Lønning, E. Kjørsvik, T. Haug, and B. Gulliksen. The early development of the halibut, Hippoglossus hippoglossus (l.), compared with other marine teleosts. Sarsia, 67:85--91, 1982.
  • [MunkNiel2005] P. Munk and J. G. Nielsen. Eggs and larvae of North Sea fishes. biofolia, Frederiksberg, 2005.
  • [WienJoha2011] R. Wienerroither, E. Johannesen, A. Dolgov, I. Byrkjedal, O. Bjelland, K. Drevetnyak, K. B. Eriksen, Å. Høines, G. Langhelle, Langøy H., T. Prokhorova, D. Prozorkevich, and T. Wenneck. Atlas of the Barents Sea fishes. IMR/PINRO, 2011.

Bibtex files with references for this entry

Magnus Aune Wiedmann, Starrlight Augustine &Bas Kooijman, 2017/03/06

accepted: 2017/03/06

refer to this entry as: AmP Hippoglossus hippoglossus version 2017/03/06 bio.vu.nl/thb/deb/deblab/add_my_pet/