Strongylocentrotus purpuratus (Purple sea urchin):  

Predictions & Data for this entry

Model:  abj  

MRE = 0.007
SMSE = 0.013

Zero-variate data
tj 45 45.07 (0.001545)dtime since birth at metamguess
am2.555e+04 2.555e+04 (5.391e-06)dlife spanWiki
Lp2.5 2.516 (0.006572)cmtest diameter at pubertyADW
Li 10 10.07 (0.006547)cmultimate test diameterWiki
Wwb2.68e-07 2.678e-07 (0.0006988)gwet weight at birthechinobase
Wwp7.3 7.283 (0.002341)gwet weight at pubertyADW
Wwi465 466.1 (0.002304)gultimate wet weightLarsVada1980
GSI0.21 0.2098 (0.0007514)-gonado somatic indexMeidSche1998
Uni-variate data
DatasetFigure(RE)Independent variableDependent variableReference
tL see Fig. 1 (0.04322)timetest diameterBool1966
Pseudo-data at Tref
DataGeneralised animalStrongylocentrotus purpuratusUnitDescription
v 0.02 0.02046cm/denergy conductance
kap 0.8 0.7725-allocation fraction to soma
kap_R 0.95 0.95-reproduction efficiency
p_M 18 20.14J/^3vol-spec som maint
k_J 0.002 0.0021/dmaturity maint rate coefficient
kap_G 0.8 0.8004-growth efficiency


  • Occasionally hermaphroditic (ref: ADW)


  • The creation of this entry was support by the Norwegian Science Council (NFR 255295)


Bibtex files with references for this entry

Bas Kooijman, Starrlight Augustine, 2017/09/05

accepted: 2017/09/05

refer to this entry as: AmP Strongylocentrotus purpuratus version 2017/09/05