Priacanthus macracanthus (Red bigeye):  

Predictions & Data for this entry

Model:  abj  

MRE = 0.009
SMSE = 0.013

Zero-variate data
am3650 3649 (0.000357)dlife spanguess
Lp18.9 18.77 (0.006775)cmfork length at pubertyLiuHung2001
Li 30 30 (8.252e-05)cmultimate fork lengthfishbase
Wwb7.4e-05 7.396e-05 (0.0006001)gwet weight at birthLiuHung2001
Wwp101 101.2 (0.001966)gwet weight at pubertyJounChen1992
Wwi413 413.2 (0.0003857)gultimate wet weightJounChen1992
GSI0.07 0.07002 (0.0002756)-gonado somatic indexLiuHung2001
Uni-variate data
DatasetFigure(RE)Independent variableDependent variableReference
tL_f see Fig. 1 (0.03518)time since birthfork lengthJounChen1992
tL_m see Fig. 1 (0.03856)time since birthfork lengthJounChen1992
Pseudo-data at Tref
DataGeneralised animalPriacanthus macracanthusUnitDescription
v 0.02 0.01953cm/denergy conductance
kap 0.8 0.9363-allocation fraction to soma
kap_R 0.95 0.95-reproduction efficiency
p_M 18 17.21J/^3vol-spec som maint
k_J 0.002 0.0021/dmaturity maint rate coefficient
kap_G 0.8 0.7997-growth efficiency


  • weight-length relationship: W = 1.148e-5 * (FL in mm)^3.05 (ref: JounChen1992)
  • Marine; reef-associated; oceanodromous; depth range 12 - 400 m. Preferred 28C (ref: fishbase)


  • males are assumed to differ from females by {p_Am} only


  • [Wiki]
  • [fishbase]
  • [JounChen1992] S.-J. Joung and C.-T. Chen. Age and growth of the big eye Priacanthus macracanthus from the surrounding water of Guei-Shan Island, Taiwan. Nippon Suisan Gakkaishi, 58:481--488, 1992.
  • [Kooy2010] S.A.L.M. Kooijman. Dynamic Energy Budget theory for metabolic organisation. Cambridge Univ. Press, Cambridge, 2010.
  • [LiuHung2001] K.-M. Liu, K.-Y. Hung, and C.-T. Chen. Reproductive biology of the big eye Priacanthus macracanthus in the north-eastern waters off Taiwan. Fisheries Science, 67:1008--1014, 2001.

Bibtex files with references for this entry

Bas Kooijman, 2017/04/12

accepted: 2017/04/12

refer to this entry as: AmP Priacanthus macracanthus version 2017/04/12