Predictions & Data for this entry

Model: abj climate: MC migrate: phylum:
COMPLETE = 2.3 ecozone: MAE food: bjPz, jiCi class:
MRE = 0.029 habitat: 0jMp, 0iMd gender: D order:
SMSE = 0.043 embryo: Mp reprod: O family:

Zero-variate data
tp292 297.1 (0.0173)dtime since birth at puberty for femaleMoraAfon2003
am7300 7416 (0.01584)dlife spanguess
Lp15.1 14.88 (0.01466)cmtotal length at pubertyMoraAfon2003
Li32.6 32.14 (0.01404)cmultimate total lengthfishbase
Wwb0.0007 0.0007011 (0.001576)gwet weight at birthguess
Wwp 33 32.24 (0.02302)gwet weight at pubertyfishbase
Wwi324 325 (0.003198)gultimate female wet weightfishbase
GSI 5 4.895 (0.02109)-gonado somatic indexMoraAfon2003
Uni-variate data
DatasetFigure(RE)Independent variableDependent variableReference
tL see Fig. 1 (0.1513)time since birthtotal lengthMoraAfon2003
Pseudo-data at Tref
DataGeneralised animalGaidropsarus guttatusUnitDescription
v 0.02 0.02038cm/denergy conductance
kap 0.8 0.7988-allocation fraction to soma
kap_R 0.95 0.95-reproduction efficiency
p_M 18 75.86J/^3vol-spec som maint
k_J 0.002 0.0021/dmaturity maint rate coefficient
kap_G 0.8 0.8032-growth efficiency


  • Temperature varies from 17 till 21 C (ref: MoraAfon2003)
  • Sex differences are small (ref: MoraAfon2003)
  • Length-Weight relationship for G. vulgaris: W in g = 0.0108 * (L in cm)^2.959 (ref: fishbase)


  • [Wiki]
  • [fishbase]
  • [Kooy2010] S.A.L.M. Kooijman. Dynamic Energy Budget theory for metabolic organisation. Cambridge Univ. Press, Cambridge, 2010.
  • [MoraAfon2003] T. Morato, P. Afonso, R. S. Santos, H. M. Krug, and R. D. M. Nash. The reproduction, age and growth of the spotted rockling. Journal of Fish Biology, 62, 2003.

Bibtex file with references for this entry

Bas Kooijman, 2017/03/15

accepted: 2017/03/15

refer to this entry as: AmP Gaidropsarus guttatus version 2017/03/15