Holothuria scabra (Sandfish):  

Predictions & Data for this entry

Model:  abj  

MRE = 0.110
SMSE = 0.105

Zero-variate data
ab 1 1.071 (0.07059)dage at birthWiki
tj 15 18.28 (0.2189)dtime since birth at metamWiki
tp365 281 (0.2301)dtime since birth at pubertyiucn
am1.46e+04 1.46e+04 (2.054e-05)dlife spaniucn
Lj 1 0.7468 (0.2532)cmlength at metamHameCona2001
Lp17.9 21.05 (0.1762)cmlength at pubertyHameCona2001
Li 40 44.85 (0.1213)cmultimate lengthHameCona2001
Wwb4.2e-06 4.228e-06 (0.006746)gwet weight at birthHameCona2001
Wwp180 190.7 (0.05938)gwet weight at pubertyiucn
Wwi2000 1844 (0.07823)gultimate wet weightHameCona2001
Ri4.658e+04 4.659e+04 (0.0003855)dmax reprod rateHameCona2001
Pseudo-data at Tref
DataGeneralised animalHolothuria scabraUnitDescription
v 0.02 0.04699cm/denergy conductance
kap 0.8 0.983-allocation fraction to soma
kap_R 0.95 0.95-reproduction efficiency
p_M 18 11.54J/d.cm^3vol-spec som maint
k_J 0.002 0.0021/dmaturity maint rate coefficient
kap_G 0.8 0.7984-growth efficiency


  • Planktontic 9 d auricularian larva, 5 d doliolarian larva, then settle as pentactular larva (ref: Wiki)


  • [Wiki] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Holothuria_scabra.
  • [iucn] http://www.iucnredlist.org/details/180257/0.
  • [HameCona2001] J.-F. Hamel, C. Conand, D. L. Pawson, and A. Mercier. The sea cucumber Holothuria scabra (Holothuroidea: Echinodermata): Its biology and exploitation as bache-de-mer. Advances in Marine Biology, 41:1--212, 2001.
  • [Kooy2010] S.A.L.M. Kooijman. Dynamic Energy Budget theory for metabolic organisation. Cambridge Univ. Press, Cambridge, 2010.

Bibtex files with references for this entry

Bas Kooijman, 2017/09/15

accepted: 2017/09/15

refer to this entry as: AmP Holothuria scabra version 2017/09/15 bio.vu.nl/thb/deb/deblab/add_my_pet/