Raniceps raninus (Tadpole fish):  

Predictions & Data for this entry

Model:  abj  

MRE = 0.040
SMSE = 0.044

Zero-variate data
am6205 6183 (0.003513)dlife spanDeni1985
Lb0.3 0.2824 (0.05874)cmtotal length at birthMunkNiel2005
Lp 15 15.02 (0.00158)cmtotal length at pubertyguess
Li 30 31.34 (0.04473)cmultimate total lengthfishbase
Wwb0.00027 0.000276 (0.02236)gwet weight at birthMunkNiel2005
Wwi390 377.4 (0.03219)gultimate female wet weightfishbase
Ri2740 2742 (0.0008202)#/dmax reprod rateguess
Uni-variate data
DatasetFigure(RE)Independent variableDependent variableReference
tL see Fig. 1 (0.112)time since birthtotal lengthDeni1985
LW see Fig. 2 (0.08226)total lengthwet weightDeni1985
Pseudo-data at Tref
DataGeneralised animalRaniceps raninusUnitDescription
v 0.02 0.0227cm/denergy conductance
kap 0.8 0.7819-allocation fraction to soma
kap_R 0.95 0.95-reproduction efficiency
p_M 18 14.97J/d.cm^3vol-spec som maint
k_J 0.002 0.0021/dmaturity maint rate coefficient
kap_G 0.8 0.7986-growth efficiency


  • Preferred temperature ? (ref: fishbase)
  • Differences between males and females are small (ref: fishbase)
  • demersal (ref: fishbase)
  • Length-Weight relationship: W in g = 0.00163 * (L in cm)^3.643 (ref: Deni1985)


  • [Wiki] http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Raniceps_raninus.
  • [fishbase] http://www.fishbase.org/summary/1349.
  • [Deni1985] C. Deniel. Le trident Raniceps raninus (Linnaeus, 1758) (Teleosteen, Gadidae) de la Cote Nord du Finistere: croissance en longueur et relation longueur-masse. Cybium, 9, 1985.
  • [Kooy2010] S.A.L.M. Kooijman. Dynamic Energy Budget theory for metabolic organisation. Cambridge Univ. Press, Cambridge, 2010.
  • [MunkNiel2005] P. Munk and J. G. Nielsen. Eggs and larvae of North Sea fishes. biofolia, Frederiksberg, DK, 2005.

Bibtex files with references for this entry

Bas Kooijman, 2017/03/20

accepted: 2017/03/20

refer to this entry as: AmP Raniceps raninus version 2017/03/20 bio.vu.nl/thb/deb/deblab/add_my_pet/