Predictions & Data for this entry

Model: abj climate: Cfb, Dfb migrate: Mp
COMPLETE = 2.5 ecozone: THp food: biCi, biHl
MRE = 0.089 habitat: 0iFr, 0iFl gender: D
SMSE = 0.091 embryo: Fs, Fh reprod: O

Zero-variate data
ab 13 13.58 (0.04492)dage at birthEmme2008
tp1095 1255 (0.1463)dage at puberty for femalesEmme2008
tpm730 1101 (0.5082)dage at puberty for malesEmme2008
am5475 5490 (0.002734)dlife spanEmme2008
Lp 27 25.29 (0.0633)cmtotal length at puberty for femalesEmme2008
Lpm 25 22.78 (0.08864)cmtotal length at puberty for malesEmme2008
Li 72 71.76 (0.003321)cmultimate total lengthEmme2008
Wb0.0028 0.002741 (0.02108)gwet weight at birthEmme2008
Wp319 307.3 (0.03655)gwet weight at puberty for femalesEmme2008
Wpm253 224.7 (0.1118)gwet weight at puberty for malesEmme2008
Wi6050 7021 (0.1605)gultimate wet weightEmme2008
Ri2740 2728 (0.004114)gReprod rate max sizeEmme2008
Uni-variate data
DatasetFigure(RE)Independent variableDependent variableReference
tL_f see Fig. 1 (0.02956)time since birthtotal lengthZhanXiel2016
tL_m see Fig. 1 (0.02342)time since birthtotal lengthZhanXiel2016
Pseudo-data at Tref
DataGeneralised animalAbramis bramaUnitDescription
v 0.02 0.03958cm/denergy conductance
kap 0.8 0.9761-allocation fraction to soma
kap_R 0.95 0.95-reproduction efficiency
p_M 18 10.32J/^3vol-spec som maint
k_J 0.002 0.00058431/dmaturity maint rate coefficient
kap_G 0.8 0.797-growth efficiency
k 0.3 0.2973-maintenance ratio


  • Length-weight: Ww (in g) = 0.004606 * (FL in cm)3.2345 (ref: Emme2008)


  • Males are assumed to differ from females by E_Hp only
  • In view of low somatic maintenance, pseudodata k_J = 0.002 1/d is replaced by pseudodata k = 0.3


  • [Wiki]
  • [Kooy2010] S.A.L.M. Kooijman. Dynamic Energy Budget theory for metabolic organisation. Cambridge Univ. Press, Cambridge, 2010.
  • [Emme2008] W. A. M. van Emmerik. Kennisdocument brasem Abramis brama (Linnaeus, 1758). Technical report, Sportvisserij Nederland, 2008.
  • [ZhanXiel2016] Z.-M. Zhang, H.-P. Ding C.-X. Xie1, C.-J. Liu, X.-F. Ma1, and L.-G. Ca. Age and growth of bream Abramis brama (Linnaeus, 1758) in the downstream section of Irtysh River in China. Applied Ichtyology, 32:105--109, 2016.

Bibtex file with references for this entry

Bas Kooijman, 2017/08/13

accepted: 2017/08/13

refer to this entry as: AmP Abramis brama version 2017/08/13