Predictions & Data for this entry

Model: abj climate: MC migrate: Mo
COMPLETE = 2.4 ecozone: MAN food: bjPz, jiCi, piCvf
MRE = 0.014 habitat: 0jMp, jiMcp gender: D
SMSE = 0.019 embryo: Mp reprod: O

Zero-variate data
am7300 7292 (0.001142)dlife spanfishbase
Lp 50 49.8 (0.00395)cmtotal length at pubertyfishbase
Li120 120.2 (0.00155)cmultimate total lengthfishbase
Wwb0.0014 0.001379 (0.01502)gwet weight at birthfishbase
Wwp1660 1660 (0.0001797)gwet weight at pubertyfishbase
Wwi2.3e+04 2.333e+04 (0.01454)gultimate female wet weightfishbase
Ri8219 8080 (0.01687)#/dultimate reprod rate atWiki
Uni-variate data
DatasetFigure(RE)Independent variableDependent variableReference
tL see Fig. 1 (0.05798)time since birthtotal lengthMagn2007
Pseudo-data at Tref
DataGeneralised animalBrosme brosmeUnitDescription
v 0.02 0.02064cm/denergy conductance
kap 0.8 0.6147-allocation fraction to soma
kap_R 0.95 0.95-reproduction efficiency
p_M 18 21.64J/^3vol-spec som maint
k_J 0.002 0.0021/dmaturity maint rate coefficient
kap_G 0.8 0.8006-growth efficiency


  • Preferred temperature 10 C (ref: fishbase)
  • Differences between males and females are small (ref: fishbase)
  • Semi-pelagic species till 5 cm, then demersal (ref: fishbase)
  • Length-Weight relationship: W in g = 0.01325 * (L in cm)^3.0 (ref: fishbase)


  • The creation of this entry was supported by the Norwegian Science Council (NFR 255295)


  • [Wiki]
  • [fishbase]
  • [Kooy2010] S.A.L.M. Kooijman. Dynamic Energy Budget theory for metabolic organisation. Cambridge Univ. Press, Cambridge, 2010.
  • [Magn2007] E. Magnussen. Interpopulation comparison of growth patterns of 14 fish species on Faroe Bank: are all fishes on the bank fast-growing? Journal of Fish Biology, 71, 2007.

Bibtex file with references for this entry

Bas Kooijman, Starrlight Augustine, 2017/03/19

accepted: 2017/03/19

refer to this entry as: AmP Brosme brosme version 2017/03/19