Osteoglossum bicirrhosum (Silver arowana):  

Predictions & Data for this entry

Model:  std  

MRE = 0.076
SMSE = 0.071

Zero-variate data
ah6.833 7.236 (0.05889)dage at hatch Yanw2013
ab 26 23.14 (0.11)dage at birth Yanw2013
ap1037 1034 (0.003298)dage at puberty Yanw2013
am1.095e+04 1.384e+04 (0.2638)dlife spanguessed
Lh1.6 1.44 (0.09989)cmtotal length at hatchYanw2013
Lb3.8 4.105 (0.08024)cmtotal length at birthYanw2013
Li120 120.9 (0.007812)cmultimate total lengthYanw2013
Wi1.15e+04 1.085e+04 (0.0563)gultimate wet weightfishbase
Ri0.6027 0.6044 (0.002732)#/dmaximum reprod rateYanw2013
Pseudo-data at Tref
DataGeneralised animalOsteoglossum bicirrhosumUnitDescription
v 0.02 0.03717cm/denergy conductance
kap 0.8 0.9868-allocation fraction to soma
kap_R 0.95 0.95-reproduction efficiency
p_M 18 21J/d.cm^3vol-spec som maint
k_J 0.002 0.0021/dmaturity maint rate coefficient
kap_G 0.8 0.8046-growth efficiency


  • Breathes air; males breed eggs in mouth and carry offspring for 3 weeks. Males have bigger mouth then females (ref: Yanw2013)


  • Wiki
  • Kooy2010
  • Yanw2013
  • fishbase

Bibtex files with references for this entry

Bas Kooijman, 2014/04/18

accepted: 2016/03/11

refer to this entry as: AmP Osteoglossum bicirrhosum version 2016/03/11 bio.vu.nl/thb/deb/deblab/add_my_pet/