Mesocentrotus franciscanus (Red sea urchin):  

Predictions & Data for this entry

Model:  abj  

MRE = 0.042
SMSE = 0.044

Zero-variate data
tp730 794.6 (0.08843)dtime since birth at pubertyADW
am7.3e+04 7.304e+04 (0.0005742)dlife spanWiki
Lj0.5 0.4888 (0.02233)cmtest diameter at settlementasnailsodyssey
Lp 5 4.667 (0.06666)cmtest diameter at pubertyADW
Li 19 20.58 (0.08304)cmultimate test diameterWiki
Wwb2e-06 2.009e-06 (0.004454)gwet weight at birthguess
Wwi2000 2006 (0.002847)gultimate wet weightWiki
GSI0.12 0.1209 (0.007267)mol/molgonadal somatic indexguess
Uni-variate data
DatasetFigure(RE)Independent variableDependent variableReference
tL see Fig. 1 (0.1061)time since settlementtest diameterShelWood2006
Pseudo-data at Tref
DataGeneralised animalMesocentrotus franciscanusUnitDescription
v 0.02 0.02037cm/denergy conductance
kap 0.8 0.7974-allocation fraction to soma
kap_R 0.95 0.95-reproduction efficiency
p_M 18 4.21J/^3vol-spec som maint
k_J 0.002 0.00053621/dmaturity maint rate coefficient
kap_G 0.8 0.799-growth efficiency
k 0.3 0.3001-maintenance ratio


  • Weight at birth is guessed from Sterechinus which has Wd0 of 0.5 mug
  • In view of low somatic maintenance, pseudodata k_J = 0.002 1/d is replaced by pseudodata k = 0.3


Bibtex files with references for this entry

Bas Kooijman, 2017/02/15

accepted: 2017/02/15

refer to this entry as: AmP Mesocentrotus franciscanus version 2017/02/15