Predictions & Data for this entry

Model: abj climate: MA migrate:
COMPLETE = 1.5 ecozone: MAW food: biP, bjD
MRE = 0.135 habitat: 0jMcp, jiMb gender: D
SMSE = 0.116 embryo: Mp reprod: O

Zero-variate data
ab0.3333 0.3842 (0.1525)dage at birthVellMigo2010
tj 23 19.02 (0.1728)dtime since birth at metamVellMigo2010
tp1825 1991 (0.09097)dtime since birth at pubertyguess
am1.46e+04 1.46e+04 (0.0002272)dlife spanguess
Lj0.067 0.09799 (0.4625)cmtest length at metamSera1970
Lp 10 8.395 (0.1605)cmtest length at pubertySera1970
Li 30 25.28 (0.1575)cmultimate test lengthADW
Wwb5.1e-06 4.654e-06 (0.08753)gwet weight at birthVellMigo2010
Wwp 56 57.21 (0.02169)gwet weight at pubertyguess
Wwi1500 1561 (0.04094)gultimate wet weightguess
Ri4.11e+04 3.825e+04 (0.06931)#/dmax reprod rateguess
Pseudo-data at Tref
DataGeneralised animalClypeaster subdepressusUnitDescription
v 0.02 0.2198cm/denergy conductance
kap 0.8 0.8-allocation fraction to soma
kap_R 0.95 0.95-reproduction efficiency
p_M 18 0.8358J/^3vol-spec som maint
k_J 0.002 0.00010631/dmaturity maint rate coefficient
kap_G 0.8 0.7981-growth efficiency
k 0.3 0.3001-maintenance ratio


  • Respiratory podia are long low sheets that lie in the ambulacral groove (petalloid) extending from one pore to the other (ref: ADW)


  • In view of low somatic maintenance, pseudodata k_J = 0.002 1/d is replaced by pseudodata k = 0.3


  • [Wiki]
  • [ADW]
  • [Kooy2010] S.A.L.M. Kooijman. Dynamic Energy Budget theory for metabolic organisation. Cambridge Univ. Press, Cambridge, 2010.
  • [Sera1970] D. K. Serafy. A new species of Clypeaster from the Gulf and Caribbean and a key to the species in the tropical Northwestern Atlantic (Echinodermata: Echinoidea). Technical report, University of Miami, Rosenstiel School of Marine and Atmospheric Sciences, and Florida Department of Natural Resources, Marine Research Laboratory., 21970.
  • [VellMigo2010] B. C. Vellutini and A. E. Migotto. Embryonic, larval, and juvenile development of the sea biscuit Clypeaster subdepressus (Echinodermata: Clypeasteroida). PLoS ONE, 5(3):e9654, 2010.

Bibtex file with references for this entry

Bas Kooijman, 2017/09/05

accepted: 2017/09/05

refer to this entry as: AmP Clypeaster subdepressus version 2017/09/05