Lytechinus variegatus (Green sea urchin):  

Predictions & Data for this entry

Model:  abj  

MRE = 0.047
SMSE = 0.062

Zero-variate data
tj 56 59.47 (0.06188)dtime since birth at metamEoL
tp365 287.8 (0.2116)dtime since birth at pubertyAlbrBlan2012
am5840 5840 (5.633e-05)dlife spanEoL
Lp 4 4.05 (0.0126)cmtest diameter at pubertyAlbrBlan2012
Li 11 10.86 (0.0126)cmultimate test diameterWiki
Wwb8.8e-07 8.804e-07 (0.000467)gwet weight at birthguess
Wwp 28 30.16 (0.07718)gwet weight at pubertyAlbrBlan2012
Wwi595 581.6 (0.02257)gultimate wet weightguess
Ri1.342e+04 1.345e+04 (0.001634)dmax reprod rateWiki
Uni-variate data
DatasetFigure(RE)Independent variableDependent variableReference
tW see Fig. 1 (0.07279)time since settlementwet weightAlbrBlan2012
Pseudo-data at Tref
DataGeneralised animalLytechinus variegatusUnitDescription
v 0.02 0.01954cm/denergy conductance
kap 0.8 0.9969-allocation fraction to soma
kap_R 0.95 0.95-reproduction efficiency
p_M 18 9.272J/^3vol-spec som maint
k_J 0.002 0.0021/dmaturity maint rate coefficient
kap_G 0.8 0.7981-growth efficiency


  • Weight at birth is guessed from Sterechinus which has Wd0 of 0.5 mug


  • [Wiki]
  • [EoL]
  • [AlbrBlan2012] R. Albright, C. Blanda, P. Gillettea, J. E. Serafy, C. Langdona, and T. R. Capoa. Juvenile growth of the tropical sea urchin Lytechinus variegatus exposed to near-future ocean acidification scenarios. Exp Mar Bio Ecol. 12-17, 426-427:12--17, 2012.
  • [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, 2017/09/04

accepted: 2017/09/04

refer to this entry as: AmP Lytechinus variegatus version 2017/09/04