Predictions & Data for this entry

Model: std climate: MC migrate: Ma, Mda
COMPLETE = 1.2 ecozone: MAE, THp food: biCi
MRE = 0.145 habitat: 0iMcd, 0iFr gender: D
SMSE = 0.201 embryo: Fg reprod: O

Zero-variate data
ah 3 3.667 (0.2224)dage at hatch Ehre1894, DettGins1993
ab 16 16.3 (0.01863)dage at birth Ehre1894, DettGins1993
aj 63 62.12 (0.014)dage at metam Ehre1894, DettGins1993
ap5110 2651 (0.4811)dage at pubertyKinz1987
am4.38e+04 4.393e+04 (0.002926)dlife spanBruc2008
Lh0.93 0.4232 (0.545)cmtotal length at hatchDettGins1993
Lb1.5 1.48 (0.01343)cmtotal length at birthDettGins1993
Lj4.5 4.577 (0.01712)cmtotal length at metamWillRoch2009
Lp150 190.5 (0.2697)cmtotal length at pubertyKinz1987
Li500 446.7 (0.1065)cmultimate total lengthWillRoch2009
Wi4.6e+05 4.666e+05 (0.01439)gultimate wet weightguessed
Ri1500 1548 (0.0323)#/dmaximum reprod rateguessed
Pseudo-data at Tref
DataGeneralised animalAcipenser sturioUnitDescription
v 0.02 0.03179cm/denergy conductance
kap 0.8 0.8373-allocation fraction to soma
kap_R 0.95 0.95-reproduction efficiency
p_M 18 17.28J/^3vol-spec som maint
k_J 0.002 0.0021/dmaturity maint rate coefficient
kap_G 0.8 0.7997-growth efficiency


  • Although metamorphosis is indicated, it is only morphological, not metabolic, so model std applied, not abj


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Lorna Teal, Ben Griffoen, 2014/11/07 (last modified by Bas Kooijman 2015/03/18)

accepted: 2016/02/24

refer to this entry as: AmP Acipenser sturio version 2016/02/24