Sciaena umbra (Brown meagre):  

Predictions & Data for this entry

Model:  abj  

MRE = 0.038
SMSE = 0.043

Zero-variate data
ah1.5 1.502 (0.001244)dage at hatchLikaKooy2014
ab3.5 3.673 (0.04938)dage at birthLikaKooy2014
aj 35 34.79 (0.005939)dage at metamfishbase
ap1095 1012 (0.07585)dage at pubertyfishbase
am7665 7677 (0.00154)dlife spanfishbase
Lh0.29 0.2867 (0.01149)cmtotal length at hatchLikaKooy2014
Lb0.32 0.3004 (0.06117)cmtotal length at birthLikaKooy2014
Lp 25 27.26 (0.09028)cmtotal length at pubertyfishbase
Li 70 70.22 (0.00317)cmultimate total lengthfishbase
Wwi6500 6307 (0.02966)gultimate wet weightfishbase
GSI0.05 0.0494 (0.01198)#/dgonado-somatic indexPapa2013
Uni-variate data
DatasetFigure(RE)Independent variableDependent variableReference
tL see Fig. 1 (0.1201)time since birthtotal lengthLikaKooy2014
Pseudo-data at Tref
DataGeneralised animalSciaena umbraUnitDescription
v 0.02 0.07594cm/denergy conductance
kap 0.8 0.9249-allocation fraction to soma
kap_R 0.95 0.95-reproduction efficiency
p_M 18 8.662J/^3vol-spec som maint
k_J 0.002 0.00050431/dmaturity maint rate coefficient
kap_G 0.8 0.7986-growth efficiency
k 0.3 0.3051-maintenance ratio


  • In view of low somatic maintenance, pseudodata k_J = 0.002 1/d is replaced by pseudodata k = 0.3


  • [Wiki]
  • [fishbase]
  • [Papa2013] Papandroulakis pers comm.
  • [Kooy2010] S.A.L.M. Kooijman. Dynamic Energy Budget theory for metabolic organisation. Cambridge Univ. Press, Cambridge, 2010.
  • [LikaKooy2014] K. Lika, S. A. L. M. Kooijman, and N. Papandroulakis. Metabolic acceleration in Mediterranean Perciformes. J. Sea Res., 94:37--46, 2014.

Bibtex files with references for this entry

Dina Lika, 2013/05/25 (last modified by Bas Kooijman 2017/11/13)

accepted: 2017/11/13

refer to this entry as: AmP Sciaena umbra version 2017/11/13