Semicossyphus pulcher (California sheephead):  

Predictions & Data for this entry

Model:  abj  

MRE = 0.063
SMSE = 0.056

Zero-variate data
ab 2 2.276 (0.1382)dage at birthJirsDraw2007
ap1460 1339 (0.08269)dage at pubertyADW
am1.935e+04 1.919e+04 (0.007891)dlife spanADW
Lb0.2 0.1792 (0.1042)cmtotal length at birthJirsDraw2007
Lp30.1 34.28 (0.1388)cmstandard length at pubertyfishbase
Li100 93.51 (0.06492)cmultimate standard lengthADW
Wwp800 795 (0.006271)gwet weight at pubertyADW
Wwi1.6e+04 1.614e+04 (0.008621)gultimate wet weightADW
Ri8.5e+04 8.367e+04 (0.01568)#/dmaximum reprod rateJirsDraw2007
Uni-variate data
DatasetFigure(RE)Independent variableDependent variableReference
tL see Fig. 1 (0.05944)time since birthfork lengthAlonKey2004
Pseudo-data at Tref
DataGeneralised animalSemicossyphus pulcherUnitDescription
v 0.02 0.07479cm/denergy conductance
kap 0.8 0.3804-allocation fraction to soma
kap_R 0.95 0.95-reproduction efficiency
p_M 18 7.398J/^3vol-spec som maint
k_J 0.002 0.00040691/dmaturity maint rate coefficient
kap_G 0.8 0.7888-growth efficiency
k 0.3 0.2917-maintenance ratio


  • Between 5 and 13 yr, females may change to males; all are born as female (ref: ADW)


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


Bibtex files with references for this entry

Dorra Louati, 2015/03/26 (last modified by Bas Kooijman 2017/04/25)

accepted: 2017/04/25

refer to this entry as: AmP Semicossyphus pulcher version 2017/04/25