Trachurus trachurus (Jack mackerel):  

Predictions & Data for this entry

Model:  abj  

MRE = 0.123
SMSE = 0.115

Zero-variate data
ah4.616 4.883 (0.05779)dage at hatchPipeWalk1987
tb5.5 6.363 (0.1569)dsime since hatch at birthKingTool1977
ap365 468.9 (0.2845)dage at pubertyAbauGord2003
am1.46e+04 1.474e+04 (0.009582)dlife spanAbauGord2003
Lh0.246 0.2296 (0.06655)cmtotal length at hatchPipeWalk1987
Lb0.4 0.4385 (0.09628)cmtotal length at birthguess
Lp21.9 20.76 (0.05221)cmtotal length at pubertyAbauGord2003
Li 53 56.19 (0.06012)cmultimate total lengthfrisbe
Wwb0.001 0.00066 (0.34)gwet weight at birthguess
Wwp 91 69.99 (0.2308)gwet weight at pubertyfrisbe
Wwi1178 1388 (0.1785)gultimate wet weightfrisbe
Ri383.6 355.2 (0.07391)#/dmaximum reprod ratefrisbe
Uni-variate data
DatasetFigure(RE)Independent variableDependent variableReference
Tah see Fig. 1 (0.1516)temperatureage at hatchPipeWalk1987
tL see Fig. 2 (0.06531)time since birthtotal lengthfrisbe
LW see Fig. 3 (0.02453)total lengthwet weightfrisbe
Pseudo-data at Tref
DataGeneralised animalTrachurus trachurusUnitDescription
v 0.02 0.04962cm/denergy conductance
kap 0.8 0.9388-allocation fraction to soma
kap_R 0.95 0.95-reproduction efficiency
p_M 18 43.33J/^3vol-spec som maint
k_J 0.002 0.0021/dmaturity maint rate coefficient
kap_G 0.8 0.819-growth efficiency


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  • [frisbe] IMARES data base.
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  • [KingTool1977] D. P. F. King, M. J. OToole, and A. A. Robertson. Early development of the South African Maasbanker Trachurus trachurus at controlled temperatures. Fisheries Bulletin of South Africa, 9:16--22, 1977.
  • [Kooy2010] S.A.L.M. Kooijman. Dynamic Energy Budget theory for metabolic organisation. Cambridge Univ. Press, Cambridge, 2010.
  • [Mace1974] C. T. Macer. Reproductive biology of horse mackerel Trachurus trachurus (L) in North-Sea and English-Channel. JOURNAL OF FISH BIOLOGY, 6:415--438, 1974.
  • [PipeWalk1987] R. K. Pipe and P. Walker. The effect of temperature on development and hatching of scad, Trachurus trachurus L., eggs. Journal of Fish Biology, 31:675--682, 1987.

Bibtex files with references for this entry

Tessa van der Hammen, Bas Kooijman, 2011/11/12

accepted: 2015/09/25

refer to this entry as: AmP Trachurus trachurus version 2015/09/25