Predictions & Data for this entry

Model: abj climate: MB, MC migrate:
COMPLETE = 1.8 ecozone: MAE, MAm food: biPp
MRE = 0.040 habitat: 0jMp, jiMb gender: D
SMSE = 0.041 embryo: Mp reprod: O

Zero-variate data
ab3.5 3.504 (0.001088)dage at birthguess
am4380 4370 (0.002212)dlife spanguess
Lp1.2 1.086 (0.09462)cmtotal length at pubertyguess
Li 6 6.589 (0.09812)cmultimate shell lengthWiki
Wwb5.2e-07 5.203e-07 (0.0005372)gwet weight at birthguess
Wwp0.13 0.1339 (0.03029)gwet weight at pubertyguess
Wwi30.85 29.87 (0.03171)gultimate wet weightWiki
Ri2.74e+04 2.737e+04 (0.001084)#/dmaximum reprod rateguess
Uni-variate data
DatasetFigure(RE)Independent variableDependent variableReference
tL_Ave see Fig. 1 (0.04557)time since settlementshell lengthMourVasc2013
tL_Set see Fig. 1 (0.08332)time since settlementshell lengthMourVasc2013
tL_Far see Fig. 1 (0.05435)time since settlementshell lengthMourVasc2013
Pseudo-data at Tref
DataGeneralised animalDosinia exoletaUnitDescription
v 0.02 0.01999cm/denergy conductance
kap 0.8 0.8348-allocation fraction to soma
kap_R 0.95 0.95-reproduction efficiency
p_M 18 12.24J/^3vol-spec som maint
k_J 0.002 0.0021/dmaturity maint rate coefficient
kap_G 0.8 0.7989-growth efficiency


  • Weight (g)- shell length (cm): 0.07*L^3.398 (ref: GaspSant2001)


  • [Wiki]
  • [GaspSant2001] M. B. Gaspar, M. N. Santos, and P. Vasconcelos. Weight-length relationships of 25 bivalve species (Mollusca: Bivalvia) from the Algarve coast (southern Portugal). J Mar biol Ass UK, 81:805--807, 2001.
  • [Kooy2010] S.A.L.M. Kooijman. Dynamic Energy Budget theory for metabolic organisation. Cambridge Univ. Press, Cambridge, 2010.
  • [MourVasc2013] P. Moura, P. Vasconcelos, and M. B. Gaspa. Age and growth in three populations of Dosinia exoleta (Bivalvia: Veneridae) from the Portuguese coast. Helgol Mar Res, 67:639--652, 2013.

Bibtex file with references for this entry

Bas Kooijman, 2017/08/07

accepted: 2017/08/17

refer to this entry as: AmP Dosinia exoleta version 2017/08/17