Hirundichthys affinis (Fourwing flyingfish):  

Predictions & Data for this entry

Model:  std  

MRE = 0.087
SMSE = 0.111

Zero-variate data
ab 2 2.056 (0.02804)dage at birthguess
ap120 127.2 (0.0602)dage at pubertyOxenHunt1994
am547.5 547.6 (0.0001107)dlife spanguess
Lb0.8 0.7793 (0.0259)cmfork length at birthOxenHunt1994
Lp20.9 18.22 (0.1281)cmfork length at pubertyOxenHunt1994
Li 30 29.26 (0.02462)cmultimate fork lengthfishbase
Wwi324 320.5 (0.01066)gultimate wet weightfisfbase
Ri56.6 64.94 (0.1473)#/dmaximum reprod rateWiki
Uni-variate data
DatasetFigure(RE)Independent variableDependent variableReference
tL see Fig. 1 (0.103)time since birthfork lengthOxenHunt1994
LN see Fig. 2 (0.3462)standard lengthfecundityCasaRoss2005
Pseudo-data at Tref
DataGeneralised animalHirundichthys affinisUnitDescription
v 0.02 0.1186cm/denergy conductance
kap 0.8 0.9389-allocation fraction to soma
kap_R 0.95 0.95-reproduction efficiency
p_M 18 112.9J/d.cm^3vol-spec som maint
k_J 0.002 0.0021/dmaturity maint rate coefficient
kap_G 0.8 0.8009-growth efficiency


  • wet weight (g) = 0.01160 * (FL in cm)^3.010 (ref: fishbase)


  • Fecundity is assumed to equal that of Cheilopogon melanurus
  • shape coefficient for fork length is assumed 0.95 * that for standard length
  • Li is given more weight to assure a proper max length


Bibtex files with references for this entry

Bas Kooijman, 2014/10/15 (last modified by Bas Kooijman 2016/10/18)

accepted: 2016/10/18

refer to this entry as: AmP Hirundichthys affinis version 2016/10/18 bio.vu.nl/thb/deb/deblab/add_my_pet/