Predictions & Data for this entry

Model: abj climate: MC, ME migrate:
COMPLETE = 2.5 ecozone: MAN, MPN, MN food: bjP, biD, jiCi, jiS
MRE = 0.059 habitat: 0bMb, bjMp, jiMb gender: D
SMSE = 0.060 embryo: Mbf reprod: O

Zero-variate data
ab365 365 (5.904e-05)dage at birthADW
tj152.5 175.7 (0.1524)dtime since birth at metamADW
tp1460 1268 (0.1313)dtime since metam at pubertyADW
tpm1460 1418 (0.02872)dtime since metam at puberty for malesSainRaym1995
am6935 6935 (1.787e-05)dlife spanADW
Lj0.319 0.3144 (0.01441)cmcarapace length at settleSainRaym1995
Lpm3.9 3.877 (0.005853)cmcarapace width at puberty for malesSainRaym1995
Li9.5 9.906 (0.04277)cmultimate carapace width for femalesWiki
Lim16.5 15.66 (0.05077)cmultimate carapace width for malesADW
Wwb0.00018 0.0001851 (0.02819)gwet weight at birthguess
Wwj0.016 0.01455 (0.09086)gwet weight at metamSainRaym1995
Wwpm29.7 32.03 (0.0786)gwet weight at puberty for malesSainRaym1995
Wwi429.4 455 (0.05966)gultimate wet weight Wiki, HardDuti2000
Wwim2250 2112 (0.06144)gultimate wet weight for males Wiki, HardDuti2000
Ri411 408.6 (0.005726)#/dmaximum reprod rateWiki
Uni-variate data
DatasetFigure(RE)Independent variableDependent variableReference
tL see Fig. 1 (0.1959)time since settlecarapace widthSainRaym1995
Pseudo-data at Tref
DataGeneralised animalChionoecetes opilioUnitDescription
v 0.02 0.01972cm/denergy conductance
kap 0.8 0.7017-allocation fraction to soma
kap_R 0.95 0.95-reproduction efficiency
p_M 18 14.55J/^3vol-spec som maint
k_J 0.002 0.0021/dmaturity maint rate coefficient
kap_G 0.8 0.8083-growth efficiency


  • Amphipods Ischyrocerus commensalis and Gammaropsis inaequistylis have been found to live on snow crab carapace Off the coast of Newfoundland (ref: Wiki)


  • males are assumed to differ from females by {p_Am} only


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


  • [Wiki]
  • [ADW]
  • [HardDuti2000] J.-D. Dutil D. Hardy, G. Godbout, and J. Munro. Survival and condition of hard shell male adult snow crabs Chionoecetes opilio during fasting at different temperatures. Aquaculture, 189:259--275, 2000.
  • [GrosKona2017] J. Groß, B. Konara, T. Brey, and J. M. Grebmeierc. Size-frequency distribution, growth, and mortality of snow crab (Chionoecetes opilio) and arctic lyre crab (Hyas coarctatus) in the Chukchi Sea from 2009 to 2013. Deep-Sea Research Part II, 2017. to appear.
  • [Kooy2010] S.A.L.M. Kooijman. Dynamic Energy Budget theory for metabolic organisation. Cambridge Univ. Press, Cambridge, 2010.
  • [SainRaym1995] B. Sainte-Marie, S. Raymond, and J.-C. Brethes. Growth and maturation of the benthic stages of male snow crab, Chionoecetes opilio (Brachyura: Majidae). Can. J. Fish. Aquat. Sci., 52:903--924, 1995.

Bibtex file with references for this entry

Bas Kooijman, Starrlight Augustine, 2017/09/14

accepted: 2017/09/14

refer to this entry as: AmP Chionoecetes opilio version 2017/09/14