Pinctada margaritifera (Black-lip pearl oyster):  

Predictions & Data for this entry

Model:  abj  

MRE = 0.240
SMSE = 0.392

Zero-variate data
ab 1 1.05 (0.0499)dage at birthSoutLuca2011
tj 22 1.251 (0.9431)dtime since birth at metamSoutLuca2011
tp304 251.7 (0.172)dtime since birth at pubertyLinaGueg2011
am1.095e+04 1.095e+04 (0.0004156)dage at pubertyguess
Lb0.008 0.008332 (0.04156)cmshell heightSoutLuca2011
Lj0.025 0.02446 (0.02142)cmshell heightSoutLuca2011
Lp 4 4.916 (0.229)cmshell heightPouvBodo2000
Li 35 34.51 (0.01403)cmultimate shell heightFour2011
Wwb1.43e-08 1.453e-08 (0.01604)gwet weight at birthHeeDDoHy2014
GSI0.184 0.1827 (0.007006)-Gonado Somatic IndexHeeDDoHy2014
pAi 67 3.96 (0.9409)J/hAssimilation rate at 9 cmYukiLuca2000
Uni-variate data
DatasetFigure(RE)Independent variableDependent variableReference
tL see Fig. 1 (0.07788)time since birthshell heightPouvTiap2000
LWd see Fig. 2 (0.6122)shell heightflesh dry weightPouvTiap2000
Pseudo-data at Tref
DataGeneralised animalPinctada margaritiferaUnitDescription
v 0.02 0.001527cm/denergy conductance
kap 0.8 0.7382-allocation fraction to soma
kap_R 0.95 0.95-reproduction efficiency
p_M 18 16.35J/^3vol-spec som maint
k_J 0.002 0.0021/dmaturity maint rate coefficient
kap_G 0.8 0.7931-growth efficiency


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Bibtex files with references for this entry

Nathanael Sangare, 2017/05/21

accepted: 2017/07/15

refer to this entry as: AmP Pinctada margaritifera version 2017/07/15