Predictions & Data for this entry

Model: abj climate: MA migrate:
COMPLETE = 2.5 ecozone: MPE food: biPz, bjCi, biD
MRE = 0.024 habitat: 0jMcp, jiMb gender: D
SMSE = 0.027 embryo: Mp reprod: O

Zero-variate data
aj 30 30.07 (0.002461)dage at settlementBosGuma2011
tp365 338.6 (0.07228)dtime since birth at pubertyBosGuma2011
am6205 6205 (3.652e-05)dlife spanguess
Wwb1.7e-06 1.701e-06 (0.0003677)gwet weight at birthguess
Wwp3.16 3.27 (0.03469)gradius at pubertyWiki
Wwi28.6 27.66 (0.03283)gultimate wet weightBosGuma2011
GSI0.1 0.1001 (0.0006243)-gonado somatic indexRunchen1988
Uni-variate data
DatasetFigure(RE)Independent variableDependent variableReference
tL see Fig. 1 (0.04598)time since 2008/01/01radius lengthBosGuma2011
tL1 see Fig. 1 (0.0293)time since 2008/01/01radius lengthBosGuma2011
Pseudo-data at Tref
DataGeneralised animalArchaster typicusUnitDescription
v 0.02 0.01947cm/denergy conductance
kap 0.8 0.9587-allocation fraction to soma
kap_R 0.95 0.95-reproduction efficiency
p_M 18 6.62J/^3vol-spec som maint
k_J 0.002 0.0021/dmaturity maint rate coefficient
kap_G 0.8 0.798-growth efficiency


  • unlike other sea stars, males mount on females for mating (ref: BosGuma2011)
  • males is a bit smaller than female (ref: Wiki)
  • length-weight: wet weight (g) = 0.0007 * (radius in mm)^2.499 (ref: BosGuma2011)


  • [Wiki]
  • [sealifebase]
  • [BosGuma2011] A. R. Bos, G. S. Gumanao, M. M. van Katwijk, B. Mueller, M. M. Saceda, and R. L. P. Tejada. Ontogenetic habitat shift, population growth, and burrowing behavior of the Indo-Pacific beach star, Archaster typicus (Echinodermata; Asteroidea). Mar. Biol., 158:639--648, 2011.
  • [Kooy2010] S.A.L.M. Kooijman. Dynamic Energy Budget theory for metabolic organisation. Cambridge Univ. Press, Cambridge, 2010.
  • [Runchen1988] J.-Q. Run, C.-P. Chen, K.-H. Chang, and F.-S. Chia. Mating behaviour and reproductive cycle of Archaster typicus (Echinodermata: Asteroidea). Mar. Biol., 99:247--253, 1988.

Bibtex file with references for this entry

Bas Kooijman, 2017/10/02

accepted: 2017/10/02

refer to this entry as: AmP Archaster typicus version 2017/10/02