Predictions & Data for this entry

Model: abj climate: MA migrate:
COMPLETE = 2.2 ecozone: MIE, MPW food: bjPz, jiHa
MRE = 0.016 habitat: 0jMp, jiMr gender: D
SMSE = 0.031 embryo: Mp reprod: O

Zero-variate data
am1.278e+04 1.278e+04 (0.0005294)dlife spanChoaAxe1996
Lp11.55 11.47 (0.007031)cmtotal length at puberty
Li 35 35.36 (0.01019)cmultimate total lengthfishbase
Wwb0.00018 0.0001798 (0.001127)gwet weight at birthTuck1998
Wwp 68 68.15 (0.002219)gwet weight at pubertyfishbase
Wwi2003 1997 (0.0031)gultimate wet weightfishbase
Ri1808 1807 (0.0005413)#/dmax reprod rateguess
Uni-variate data
DatasetFigure(RE)Independent variableDependent variableReference
tL see Fig. 1 (0.1004)time since birthtotal lengthChoaAxe1996
Pseudo-data at Tref
DataGeneralised animalAcanthurus olivaceusUnitDescription
v 0.02 0.02056cm/denergy conductance
kap 0.8 0.9661-allocation fraction to soma
kap_R 0.95 0.95-reproduction efficiency
p_M 18 20J/^3vol-spec som maint
k_J 0.002 0.0021/dmaturity maint rate coefficient
kap_G 0.8 0.8005-growth efficiency


  • weight-length relationship: W in g = 3.385e-5 * (SL in mm)^3.055 (ref: ChoaAxe1996)
  • Marine; reef-associated; depth range 0 - 15 m (ref: fishbase)


  • [Wiki]
  • [fishbase]
  • [ChoaAxe1996] J. H. Choat and L. M. Axe. Growth and longevity in acanthurid fishes; an analysis of otolith increments. Mar Ecol Prog Ser, 134:15--26, 1996.
  • [Kooy2010] S.A.L.M. Kooijman. Dynamic Energy Budget theory for metabolic organisation. Cambridge Univ. Press, Cambridge, 2010.
  • [Tuck1998] J. W. Tucker. Marine Fish Culture. Springer-Science+Business Media, 1998.

Bibtex file with references for this entry

Bas Kooijman, 2017/04/10

accepted: 2017/04/10

refer to this entry as: AmP Acanthurus olivaceus version 2017/04/10