Predictions & Data for this entry

Model: abj climate: MC migrate: phylum:
COMPLETE = 2.5 ecozone: MPNW food: bjPz, jiCi class:
MRE = 0.037 habitat: 0jMp, jiMd gender: D order:
SMSE = 0.053 embryo: Mp reprod: O family:

Zero-variate data
am3650 3651 (0.0003158)dlife spanIqbaSuzu2008
Lp14.1 14.09 (0.0007352)cmstandard length at pubertyIqbaSuzu2008
Li21.3 21.59 (0.01383)cmultimate standard length for femalesIqbaMasu2006
Lim20.6 21.06 (0.02218)cmultimate standard length for malesIqbaMasu2006
Wwb0.00027 0.000273 (0.01116)gwet weight at birthguess
Wwp76.2 75.59 (0.008053)gwet weight at pubertyIqbaMasu2006
Wwi271.5 272.1 (0.002336)gultimate wet weightIqbaMasu2006
Uni-variate data
DatasetFigure(RE)Independent variableDependent variableReference
tL_f see Fig. 1 (0.04906)time since birthstandard lengthIqbaMasu2006
tL_m see Fig. 1 (0.03247)time since birthstandard lengthIqbaMasu2006
LNj see Fig. 2 (0.1155)standard lengthfecundityIqbaSuzu2008
LNa see Fig. 2 (0.1554)standard lengthfecundityIqbaSuzu2008
Pseudo-data at Tref
DataGeneralised animalGerres equulusUnitDescription
v 0.02 0.02075cm/denergy conductance
kap 0.8 0.8057-allocation fraction to soma
kap_R 0.95 0.95-reproduction efficiency
p_M 18 20.13J/^3vol-spec som maint
k_J 0.002 0.0021/dmaturity maint rate coefficient
kap_G 0.8 0.8008-growth efficiency


  • weight-length relationship: W = 0.022*SL^3.08 (ref: IqbaSuzu2009)


  • males are assumed to differ from females by {p_Am} only
  • Assumed: 2 batches per yr with partial early spawning


  • [Wiki]
  • [fishbase]
  • [IqbaMasu2006] K. M. Iqbal, Y. Masuda, H. Suzuki, and A. Shinomiya. Age and growth of the Japanese silver-biddy, Gerres equulus, in western Kyushu, Japan. Fisheries Research, 77:45--52, 2006.
  • [IqbaSuzu2008] K. M. Iqbal, H. Suzuki, J. Ohtomi, and Y. Masuda. Batch fecundity of the Japanese silver-biddy Gerres equulus in the Yatsushiro Sea, western Kyushu, Japan. Aquaculture Sci, 56:409--413, 2008.
  • [IqbaSuzu2009] K. M. Iqbal and H. Suzuko. Length-weight relationships and condition factor of the Japanese silver-biddy, Gerres equulus, in the Yatsushiro Sea, western Kyushu, Japan. J. Appl. Ichthyol., 25:219--222, 2009.
  • [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, 2017/04/09

accepted: 2017/04/09

refer to this entry as: AmP Gerres equulus version 2017/04/09