Scomber scombrus (Mackerel):  

Predictions & Data for this entry

Model:  abj  

MRE = 0.224
SMSE = 0.210

Zero-variate data
ah9.983 8.811 (0.1175)dage at hatchMendAlva2006
tb 4 3.721 (0.06972)dtime since hatch at birthMendAlva2006
ap730 750.6 (0.0282)dage at pubertyMendAlva2006
am7300 7297 (0.0003681)dlife spanguessed
Lh0.37 0.2067 (0.4413)cmtotal length at hatchMendAlva2006
Lb0.471 0.2485 (0.4723)cmtotal length at birthMendAlva2006
Lp28.6 30.92 (0.08126)cmtotal length at pubertyfishbase
Li 63 82.13 (0.3037)cmultimate total lengthLock1988
Wwb5.5e-05 9.092e-05 (0.653)gwet weight at birthMendAlva2006
Wwp175 175.1 (0.000655)gwet weight at pubertyMendAlva2006
Wwi2800 3281 (0.1716)gultimate wet weightanglingtrust
Ri1.095e+04 7621 (0.3039)#/dmaximum reprod rateDamm2007
Uni-variate data
DatasetFigure(RE)Independent variableDependent variableReference
Tah see Fig. 1 (0.2939)temperatureage at hatchMendAlva2006
tL see Fig. 2 (0.122)time since birthtotal lengthfrisbe
tL_18 see Fig. 3 (0.1136)time since birthtotal lengthMendAlva2006
tL_15 see Fig. 3 (0.2118)time since birthtotal lengthMendAlva2006
tL_13 see Fig. 3 (0.1388)time since birthtotal lengthMendAlva2006
tL_10 see Fig. 3 (0.2404)time since birthtotal lengthMendAlva2006
tW see Fig. 4 (0.1126)time since birthwet weightfrisbe
LW_lrv see Fig. 5 (0.2939)total lengthdry weightMendAlva2007
LW see Fig. 6 (0.2718)total lengthwet weightfrisbe
WN see Fig. 7 (0.4783)wet weightfecundityfrisbe
Pseudo-data at Tref
DataGeneralised animalScomber scombrusUnitDescription
v 0.02 0.03233cm/denergy conductance
kap 0.8 0.8567-allocation fraction to soma
kap_R 0.95 0.95-reproduction efficiency
p_M 18 33.69J/^3vol-spec som maint
k_J 0.002 0.0021/dmaturity maint rate coefficient
kap_G 0.8 0.8017-growth efficiency


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Bibtex files with references for this entry

Tessa van der Hammen, Bas Kooijman, 2012/01/18 (last modified by Bas Kooijman 2016/10/15)

accepted: 2016/10/15

refer to this entry as: AmP Scomber scombrus version 2016/10/15