Pomacanthus imperator (Emperor angelfish):  

Predictions & Data for this entry

Model:  abj  

MRE = 0.063
SMSE = 0.072

Zero-variate data
tj 22 21.96 (0.001857)dtime since birth at metamThreBrot1985
am5110 5110 (1.296e-05)dlife spanfishbase
Lp19.2 19.66 (0.0237)cmstandard length at pubertyArelCeba2007
Li41.2 38.56 (0.06415)cmultimate standard lengthChunWoo1999
Wwb0.00011 0.0001225 (0.1132)gwet weight at birthreefbuilders
Wwi2852 2699 (0.05369)gultimate wet weightChunWoo1999
Ri3.288e+05 3.657e+05 (0.1122)#/dmax reprod rateguess
Uni-variate data
DatasetFigure(RE)Independent variableDependent variableReference
tL see Fig. 1 (0.06056)time since birthstandard lengthChunWoo1999
tW see Fig. 2 (0.08996)time since birthwet weightChunWoo1999
LW see Fig. 3 (0.1156)standard lengthwet weightChunWoo1999
Pseudo-data at Tref
DataGeneralised animalPomacanthus imperatorUnitDescription
v 0.02 0.01921cm/denergy conductance
kap 0.8 0.92-allocation fraction to soma
kap_R 0.95 0.95-reproduction efficiency
p_M 18 2.336J/d.cm^3vol-spec som maint
k_J 0.002 0.00014141/dmaturity maint rate coefficient
kap_G 0.8 0.799-growth efficiency
k 0.3 0.317-maintenance ratio


  • weight-length relationship: W = 0.03280 * TL^2.716 (ref: fishbase)
  • Marine; reef-associated; non-migratory; depth range 1 - 100 m. Tropical, preferred (ref: fishbase)


  • 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, 2017/04/14 (last modified by Bas Kooijman 2017/11/11)

accepted: 2017/11/11

refer to this entry as: AmP Pomacanthus imperator version 2017/11/11 bio.vu.nl/thb/deb/deblab/add_my_pet/