Thunnus thynnus (Atlantic bluefin tuna):  

Predictions & Data for this entry

Model:  abj  

MRE = 0.218
SMSE = 0.280

Zero-variate data
ap1460 1283 (0.121)dage at puberty AguaGarc2005, JusuKlan2011
am9855 9863 (0.0007686)dlife span AguaGarc2005, JusuKlan2011
Lb0.4 0.1456 (0.6361)cmtotal length at birth MiyaTana2001, JusuKlan2011
Lp 97 98.96 (0.0202)cmtotal length at puberty AguaGarc2005, JusuKlan2011
Li380 332.5 (0.1249)cmultimate total length AguaGarc2005, JusuKlan2011
Uni-variate data
DatasetFigure(RE)Independent variableDependent variableReference
tL_lrv see Fig. 1 (0.4304)time since hatchtotal lengthMiyaTana2001
tL_juv see Fig. 2 (0.6575)time since hatchfork lengthMiyaTana2001
tL_adt see Fig. 3 (0.05684)time since birthtotal lengthMiyaTana2001
tW see Fig. 4 (0.2008)time since birthwet weightMiyaTana2001
tN see Fig. 5 (0.06724)time since birthfecundityNisbJusu2012
Tab see Fig. 6 (0.221)temperatureage at birthMiyaTana2000
LW see Fig. 7 (0.07823)total lengthwet weightAguaGarc2005
Pseudo-data at Tref
DataGeneralised animalThunnus thynnusUnitDescription
v 0.02 0.008202cm/denergy conductance
kap 0.8 0.5813-allocation fraction to soma
kap_R 0.95 0.95-reproduction efficiency
p_M 18 474.8J/^3vol-spec som maint
k_J 0.002 0.018061/dmaturity maint rate coefficient
kap_G 0.8 0.7997-growth efficiency
k 0.3 0.2985-maintenance ratio


  • birth is assumed to occur at hatch
  • specific density of reserve and structure is taken 0.3 g/cm^3
  • In view of low somatic maintenance, pseudodata k_J = 0.002 1/d is replaced by pseudodata k = 0.3


  • Wiki
  • Kooy2010
  • JusuKlan2011
  • MiyaTana2000
  • MiyaTana2001
  • NisbJusu2012
  • AguaGarc2005
  • fishbase

Bibtex files with references for this entry

Marko Jusup, Bas Kooijman, 2010/02/14

accepted: 2015/09/25

refer to this entry as: AmP Thunnus thynnus version 2015/09/25