Predictions & Data for this entry

Model: abj climate: MA migrate:
COMPLETE = 2.2 ecozone: MI, MPW food: bjPz, jiHa
MRE = 0.080 habitat: 0jMp, jiMr gender: D
SMSE = 0.086 embryo: Mp reprod: O

Zero-variate data
am1.278e+04 1.271e+04 (0.005092)dlife spanChoaAxe1996
Lp8.58 7.555 (0.1194)cmtotal length at pubertyguess
Li 26 22.83 (0.1218)cmultimate total lengthfishbase
Wwb0.00023 0.0002298 (0.0007149)gwet weight at birthLeis1989
Wwp 30 31.21 (0.04036)gwet weight at pubertyfishbase
Wwi892 861.4 (0.03427)gultimate wet weightfishbase
Ri79.45 79.08 (0.00467)#/dmax reprod rateguess
Uni-variate data
DatasetFigure(RE)Independent variableDependent variableReference
tL see Fig. 1 (0.3101)time since birthtotal lengthChoaAxe1996
Pseudo-data at Tref
DataGeneralised animalCtenochaetus striatusUnitDescription
v 0.02 0.01989cm/denergy conductance
kap 0.8 0.9962-allocation fraction to soma
kap_R 0.95 0.95-reproduction efficiency
p_M 18 17.09J/^3vol-spec som maint
k_J 0.002 0.0021/dmaturity maint rate coefficient
kap_G 0.8 0.7996-growth efficiency


  • weight-length relationship: W in g = 3.517e-5 * (SL in mm)^3.066 (ref: ChoaAxe1996)
  • Marine; reef-associated; depth range 0 - 15 m (ref: fishbase)


  • [Wiki]
  • [fishbase]
  • [ChoaAxe1996] J. H. Choat and L. M. Axe. Growth and longevity in acanthurid fishes; an analysis of otolith increments. Mar Ecol Prog Ser, 134:15--26, 1996.
  • [Kooy2010] S.A.L.M. Kooijman. Dynamic Energy Budget theory for metabolic organisation. Cambridge Univ. Press, Cambridge, 2010.
  • [Leis1989] J. M. Leis. Larval biology of butterflyfishes (Pisces, Chaetodontidae): What do we really know? Envir. Biology of Fishes, 25:87--100, 1989.

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Bas Kooijman, 2017/04/10

accepted: 2017/04/10

refer to this entry as: AmP Ctenochaetus striatus version 2017/04/10