Predictions & Data for this entry

Model: abj climate: MB migrate: Mo phylum:
COMPLETE = 2.5 ecozone: MAE food: bjPz, jiCi class:
MRE = 0.096 habitat: 0jMp, jiMcd gender: D order:
SMSE = 0.095 embryo: Mp reprod: O family:

Zero-variate data
ab 15 14.25 (0.04971)dage at birtheol
tp609.5 499.3 (0.1808)dtime since birth at pubertyMoraAfon2007
am2190 2190 (0.0002049)dlife spanMoraAfon2007
Lj 5 4.168 (0.1665)cmlength at metamphotomazza
Lp14.1 16.75 (0.1878)cmlength at pubertyMoraAfon2007
Li 45 37.57 (0.165)cmultimate total lengthfishbase
Wwb2e-05 2.062e-05 (0.03094)gwet weight at birtheol
Wwi875 861.2 (0.01573)gultimate wet weightfishbase
GSI0.057 0.057 (7.011e-05)-gonadosomatic indexMoraAfon2007
Uni-variate data
DatasetFigure(RE)Independent variableDependent variableReference
tL see Fig. 1 (0.1673)time since birthtotal lengthMoraAfon2007
Pseudo-data at Tref
DataGeneralised animalBothus podasUnitDescription
v 0.02 0.01109cm/denergy conductance
kap 0.8 0.9746-allocation fraction to soma
kap_R 0.95 0.95-reproduction efficiency
p_M 18 46.22J/^3vol-spec som maint
k_J 0.002 0.0021/dmaturity maint rate coefficient
kap_G 0.8 0.8021-growth efficiency


  • Temperature varies from 15 C in Februari to 20 in August at 25 m deep around the Azores (ref: MoraAfon2007)
  • Weight (g) - length (cm): 0.0096*L^3 (ref: fishbase)
  • Bothus mancus, which has similar size, spawns 2 till 3 million eggs (ref: eol)


  • Males are assumed not to differ from females


Bibtex file with references for this entry

Bas Kooijman, 2017/03/08

accepted: 2017/03/08

refer to this entry as: AmP Bothus podas version 2017/03/08