Predictions & Data for this entry

Model: abj climate: MC migrate: Mda
COMPLETE = 2.5 ecozone: MAW food: biPz
MRE = 0.163 habitat: 0iMpe, piFr gender: D
SMSE = 0.141 embryo: Fg reprod: O

Zero-variate data
ah14 10 9.342 (0.06583)dage at hatch at 14CSavoCrec2004
ah17 7 7.131 (0.01877)dage at hatch at 17CSavoCrec2004
ah24 3 3.88 (0.2932)dage at hatch at 24CSavoCrec2004
ab10.5 8.23 (0.2162)dage at birthSavoCrec2004
ap1460 1171 (0.1982)dage at pubertymarinebio
am4745 4720 (0.005359)dlife spanfishbase
Lh0.85 0.7045 (0.1712)cmtotal length at hatchSavoCrec2004
Lb0.9 0.8027 (0.1081)cmtotal length at birthMaltDaig2010
Lp 43 71.7 (0.6674)cmtotal length at pubertyfishbase
Li 76 83.46 (0.09821)cmultimate total lengthfishbase
Wi3600 3561 (0.01074)gultimate wet weightWiki
Ri1644 1412 (0.1411)#/dmaximum reprod rate marinebio
Uni-variate data
DatasetFigure(RE)Independent variableDependent variableReference
tL see Fig. 1 (0.1209)time since birthtotal length MaltDaig2010
Pseudo-data at Tref
DataGeneralised animalAlosa sapidissimaUnitDescription
v 0.02 0.03018cm/denergy conductance
kap 0.8 0.6287-allocation fraction to soma
kap_R 0.95 0.95-reproduction efficiency
p_M 18 331.5J/^3vol-spec som maint
k_J 0.002 0.0021/dmaturity maint rate coefficient
kap_G 0.8 0.8025-growth efficiency
f_tL 1 1.034-scaled functional response for tL data


  • [Wiki]
  • [fishbase]
  • [marinebio]
  • [Kooy2010] S.A.L.M. Kooijman. Dynamic Energy Budget theory for metabolic organisation. Cambridge Univ. Press, Cambridge, 2010.
  • [MaltDaig2010] E. Maltais, G. Daigle, G. Colbeck, and J. J. Dodson. Spawning dynamics of american shad (Alosa sapidissima) in the St. Lawrence River, Canada-USA. Ecology of Freshwater Fish, 19:586--594, 2010.
  • [SavoCrec2004] T. F. Savoy and V. A. Crecco. American shad early life history and recruitment in the Connecticut River: A 40-year summary. American Fisheries Society Monograph, 9:407--417, 2004.

Bibtex file with references for this entry

Bas Kooijman, 2014/06/11 (last modified by Bas Kooijman 2016/10/30)

accepted: 2016/10/30

refer to this entry as: AmP Alosa sapidissima version 2016/10/30