Predictions & Data for this entry

Model: abj climate: MB, MC migrate: Mo
COMPLETE = 2.5 ecozone: MAE food: bjPz, jiCi
MRE = 0.063 habitat: 0jMp, jiMcd gender: D
SMSE = 0.069 embryo: Mp reprod: O

Zero-variate data
ab 5 5.123 (0.02465)dage at birthfishbase
am2920 2919 (0.0001823)dlife spanfishbase
Lj1.8 1.847 (0.02631)cmtotal length at metam (post-flexion)CastEdwa2017
Lp 10 9.994 (0.000606)cmtotal length at pubertyTiciMati2012
Li 25 26.8 (0.07195)cmultimate total lengthfishbase
Wwb0.00018 0.0001668 (0.07335)gwet weight at birthCastEdwa2017
Ri821.9 770.3 (0.0628)#/dmax reprod rateGibsEzzi1980
Uni-variate data
DatasetFigure(RE)Independent variableDependent variableReference
tL see Fig. 1 (0.07885)time since birthtotal lengthTiciMati2012
tW see Fig. 2 (0.1429)time since birthwet weightTiciMati2012
LW see Fig. 3 (0.1533)total lengthwet weightTiciMati2012
Pseudo-data at Tref
DataGeneralised animalArnoglossus laternaUnitDescription
v 0.02 0.1912cm/denergy conductance
kap 0.8 0.3975-allocation fraction to soma
kap_R 0.95 0.95-reproduction efficiency
p_M 18 11.29J/^3vol-spec som maint
k_J 0.002 0.00063721/dmaturity maint rate coefficient
kap_G 0.8 0.7986-growth efficiency
k 0.3 0.2957-maintenance ratio


  • Preferred temperature 6 C (ref: fishbase)
  • Differences between males and females are small (ref: fishbase)
  • demersal (ref: fishbase)
  • Length-Weight relationship: W in g = 0.0031 * (L in cm)^3.19 (ref: fishbase)


  • [Wiki]
  • [fishbase]
  • [CastEdwa2017] C. Castellani and M. Edwards. Marine Plankton: A practical guide to ecology, methodology and taxonomy. Oxford Univ. Press, 2017.
  • [GibsEzzi1980] R. N. Gibson and I. A. Ezzi. The biology of the scaldfish, Arnoglossus laterna (Walbaum) on the west coast of Scotland. J. Fish Biol., 17, 1980.
  • [Kooy2010] S.A.L.M. Kooijman. Dynamic Energy Budget theory for metabolic organisation. Cambridge Univ. Press, Cambridge, 2010.
  • [TiciMati2012] V. Ticina and S. Matic-Skoko. Age, growth and mortality of scaldfish (Arnoglossus laterna Walbaum, 1792) from the Adriatic Sea. J. Appl. Ichthyol., 28, 2012.

Bibtex file with references for this entry

Bas Kooijman, 2017/09/03

accepted: 2017/09/03

refer to this entry as: AmP Arnoglossus laterna version 2017/09/03