Predictions & Data for this entry

Model: abj climate: Cfa migrate:
COMPLETE = 2.4 ecozone: TAz food: biCi
MRE = 0.042 habitat: 0iFc gender: D
SMSE = 0.062 embryo: Fg reprod: O

Zero-variate data
am1825 1824 (0.0005194)dlife spanBonn1990
Lp 7 6.99 (0.001485)cmtotal length at puberty for femalesguess
Li11.2 11.74 (0.04781)cmultimate total length for femalesBonn1990
Wwb0.0056 0.005581 (0.003387)gwet weight at birthBonn1992
Ri0.7616 0.7597 (0.002508)#/dreprod rate at ...Bonn1992
Uni-variate data
DatasetFigure(RE)Independent variableDependent variableReference
tL see Fig. 1 (0.06975)time since birthtotal lengthBonn1990
LW see Fig. 2 (0.1717)total lengthwet weightBoyMorr2007
Pseudo-data at Tref
DataGeneralised animalGalaxias paucispondylusUnitDescription
v 0.02 0.02107cm/denergy conductance
kap 0.8 0.7983-allocation fraction to soma
kap_R 0.95 0.95-reproduction efficiency
p_M 18 23.08J/^3vol-spec som maint
k_J 0.002 0.0021/dmaturity maint rate coefficient
kap_G 0.8 0.8009-growth efficiency


  • Temperature 5 till 16 C (ref: weather)
  • Endemic in New Zealand, no marine stages; females larger than males, but due to larger max age (ref: Bonn1990)


  • males and females are assumed to have the same parameters


  • [Wiki]
  • [fishbase]
  • [weather]
  • [Bonn1990] M. L. Bonnett. Age and growth of alpine galaxias (Galaxias paucispondylus Stokell) and longjawed galaxias (G. prognathus Stokell) in the Rangitata River, New Zealand. New Zealand Journal of Marine and Freshwater Research, 24, 1990.
  • [Bonn1992] M. L. Bonnett. Spawning in sympatric alpine galaxias (Galaxias paucispondylus Stokell) and longjawed galaxias (G. prognathus Stokell) in a South Island, New Zealand, high-country stream. New Zealand Natural Sciences, 19, 1992.
  • [BoyMorr2007] C. C. Boy, E. Morriconi, and J. Calvo. Reproduction in puyen, Galaxias maculatus (Pisces: Galaxiidae), in the southernmost extreme of distribution. J. Appl. Ichthyol., 23, 2007.
  • [Kooy2010] S.A.L.M. Kooijman. Dynamic Energy Budget theory for metabolic organisation. Cambridge Univ. Press, Cambridge, 2010.

Bibtex file with references for this entry

Bas Kooijman, 2017/03/23

accepted: 2017/03/23

refer to this entry as: AmP Galaxias paucispondylus version 2017/03/23