Mytilus galloprovincialis (Mediterranean mussel):  

Predictions & Data for this entry

Model:  abj  

MRE = 0.152
SMSE = 0.154

Zero-variate data
ab 1 1.065 (0.06491)dage at birthMont2014
tj 20 18.84 (0.05797)dtime since birth at settlementSanchMart2012
tp365 364.6 (0.001149)dtime since birth at pubertyGosl2003
am5475 5102 (0.06812)dlife spanGosl2003
Lb0.018 0.03444 (0.9136)cmshell height at birthChicChic2000
Lj0.0258 0.03719 (0.4415)cmshell height at settlementSanchMart2012
Lp3.44 3.357 (0.02421)cmshell height at pubertyMont2014
Li 13 11.15 (0.1421)cmultimate shell heightChicChic2000
Wwp0.81 0.7626 (0.05849)gwet weight at pubertyMont2014
Wwi25.75 27.97 (0.08635)gultimate wet weightMont2014
Ri2.74e+04 2.83e+04 (0.03292)#/dmaximum reprod rateGosl2003
GSI0.3 0.3031 (0.0102)-gonado somatic indexKristan2014
Uni-variate data
DatasetFigure(RE)Independent variableDependent variableReference
tL1 see Fig. 1 (0.1031)time since settlementshell heightSara2016
tL2 see Fig. 1 (0.1307)time since settlementshell heightSara2016
tL3 see Fig. 1 (0.101)time since settlementshell heightSara2016
tL4 see Fig. 1 (0.09817)time since settlementshell heightSara2016
tL5 see Fig. 1 (0.1125)time since settlementshell heightSara2016
LW see Fig. 2 (0.2817)shell heightwet weightMont2014
Pseudo-data at Tref
DataGeneralised animalMytilus galloprovincialisUnitDescription
v 0.02 0.02193cm/denergy conductance
kap 0.8 0.6412-allocation fraction to soma
kap_R 0.95 0.95-reproduction efficiency
p_M 18 7.882J/^3vol-spec som maint
k_J 0.002 0.0021/dmaturity maint rate coefficient
kap_G 0.8 0.8069-growth efficiency


  • An eariler version of this entry was discussed in SaraRina2012 (ref: SaraRina2012)


  • This version assumes that metamorphosis coincides with settlement
  • Weight zero is given to Lb because the shape is probably different from that of post-settlement individuals.


  • Wiki
  • Kooy2010
  • CaceRobl1993
  • CarlPool2012
  • Mont2014
  • ChicChic2000
  • Gosl2003
  • SaraRina2012
  • Sara2016
  • SanchMart2012
  • Kristan2014
  • Jimenez1987

Bibtex files with references for this entry

Valeria Montalto, Alessandro Rinaldi &Gianluca Sara, 2014/01/05 (last modified by Cristian Monaco, Starrlight Augustine 2017/04/13)

accepted: 2017/04/17

refer to this entry as: AmP Mytilus galloprovincialis version 2017/04/17