Ruditapes philippinarum (Manila clam):  

Predictions & Data for this entry

Model:  abj  

MRE = 0.104
SMSE = 0.108

Zero-variate data
ab 2 1.859 (0.07069)dage at birth HelmPeli1990, JoneSanf1993
tp 90 97.1 (0.07885)dtime since birth at pubertyguess
am6000 6018 (0.00296)dlife spanguess
Lb0.0095 0.00682 (0.2821)cmtotal length at birth HelmPeli1990, JoneSanf1993
Lp 1 1.392 (0.3921)cmtotal length at pubertyFlye2008
Li 5 4.992 (0.001568)cmultimate total lengthFlye2008
Wdb2.3e-09 2.589e-09 (0.1257)gdry weight at birthguess
Wdp0.025 0.02202 (0.1194)gdry weight at pubertyFlye2008
Wdi 1 1.015 (0.01526)gultimate dry weightFlye2008
Ri7500 7473 (0.003603)#/dmaximum reprod rateLaru1999
Uni-variate data
DatasetFigure(RE)Independent variableDependent variableReference
tL see Fig. 1 (0.04837)time since birthshell lengthRoddSund1976
Pseudo-data at Tref
DataGeneralised animalRuditapes philippinarumUnitDescription
v 0.02 0.006297cm/denergy conductance
kap 0.8 0.9976-allocation fraction to soma
kap_R 0.95 0.95-reproduction efficiency
p_M 18 35.61J/^3vol-spec som maint
k_J 0.002 0.0021/dmaturity maint rate coefficient
kap_G 0.8 0.8022-growth efficiency


  • This entry is discussed in Flye2008 (ref: Flye2008)


  • [Wiki]
  • [Flye2008] J. Flye Sainte Marie. Ecophysiology of brown ring deseaqse in the Manilla calm Ruditapes philippinarum, experimental and modelling approaches. PhD thesis, VU University Amsterdam and Brest University, 2008.
  • [HelmPeli1990] M. M. Helm and M. Pelizzato. Tapes philippinarum: biologia e sperimentazione. Technical report, 1990.
  • [JoneSanf1993] G. G. Jones and C. L. Sanford. Manila Clams: Hatchery and Nursery Methods. Innovative Aquaculture Products, Ltd, 1993.
  • [Kooy2010] S.A.L.M. Kooijman. Dynamic Energy Budget theory for metabolic organisation. Cambridge Univ. Press, Cambridge, 2010.
  • [Laru1999] F. Laruelle. Phenologie et determinisme de la reproduction chez Ruditapes decussatus (L.) and Ruditapes philippinarum, on intertidal flats in brittany. J. Mar. Biol. Assoc., 172:69--96, 1999.
  • [RoddSund1976] K. M. Rodde, J. B. Sunderlin, and O. A. Roels. Experimental cultivation of Tapes japonica (Deshayes) (Bivalvia: Veneridae) in an artificial upwelling culture system. Aquaculture, 9:203--215, 1976.

Bibtex files with references for this entry

Jonathan Flye-Sainte-Marie, 2011/09/21 (last modified by Bas Kooijman 2011/09/23)

accepted: 2015/12/27

refer to this entry as: AmP Ruditapes philippinarum version 2015/12/27