Predictions & Data for this entry

Model: abj climate: MB, MC migrate:
COMPLETE = 2.3 ecozone: MANE, MAm food: bjP, biD, jiCi, jiS
MRE = 0.155 habitat: 0bMb, bjMp, jiMb gender: D
SMSE = 0.164 embryo: Mbf reprod: O

Zero-variate data
ab365 365.3 (0.0007447)dage at birthProdJors2010
tj_15 35 39.03 (0.1152)dtime since birth at metam at 15 CProdJors2010
tj_20 12 24.31 (1.026)dtime since birth at metam at 20 CProdJors2010
tp2190 2234 (0.02025)dtime since birth at pubertyProdJors2010
am2.19e+04 2.192e+04 (0.000706)dlife spanHans2005
Lj0.6 0.5253 (0.1245)cmcarapace length at settleProdJors2010
Lp8.27 8.24 (0.003643)cmcarapace length at pubertyWiki
Li21.4 21.41 (0.000299)cmultimate carapace lengthWiki
L27.5 8.592 (0.1456)cmcarapace length at 2yrProdJors2010
Wdb0.0017 0.001984 (0.1671)gdry weight at birthPand1970
Wwj0.154 0.08512 (0.4472)gwet weight at metamProdJors2010
Wwp331 328.5 (0.00757)gwet weight at pubertyProdJors2010
Wwi6000 5760 (0.04006)gultimate wet weightWiki
Ww2300 372.4 (0.2414)gwet weight at 2yrProdJors2010
E043.9 50.15 (0.1423)gegg energy contentPand1970
Ri 30 29.89 (0.003508)#/dmaximum reprod rateguess
Pseudo-data at Tref
DataGeneralised animalHomarus gammarusUnitDescription
v 0.02 0.02073cm/denergy conductance
kap 0.8 0.8958-allocation fraction to soma
kap_R 0.95 0.95-reproduction efficiency
p_M 18 24.3J/^3vol-spec som maint
k_J 0.002 0.0021/dmaturity maint rate coefficient
kap_G 0.8 0.8083-growth efficiency


  • During the pelagic stage, larvae undergo four developmental stages until metamorphosis to stage IV (meta-larvae) when they settle to the seabed (ref: ProdJors2010)
  • Males reach puberty earlier than females (ref: ProdJors2010)


  • The creation of this entry was supported by the Norwegian Science Council (NFR 255295)


  • [Wiki]
  • [Hans2005] B.-I. Hansen. Hummeren i tysfjord. undersøkelse av tysfjordens egnethet med tanke p/a havbeite og oppdrett av verdens nordligste hummer. Technical report, Nordlands Forskning, Bod/o, 2005.
  • [Hepp1967] B. T. Hepper. On the growth at moulting of lobsters (Homarus vulgaris) in Cornwall and Yorkshire. J. mar. biol. Ass. U.K., 47:629--643, 1967.
  • [Kooy2010] S.A.L.M. Kooijman. Dynamic Energy Budget theory for metabolic organisation. Cambridge Univ. Press, Cambridge, 2010.
  • [Pand1970] T. J. Pandian. Ecophysiological studies on the developing eggs and embryos of the european lobster Homarus gammarus. Marine Biology, 5:154--167, 1970.
  • [ProdJors2010] P. A. Prodöhl, K. E. Jørstad, A. Triantafyllidis, V. Katsares, and C. Triantaphyllidis. Genetic impact of aquaculture activities on native populations. Technical report, Norwegian Institute of Marine Research, Bergen, 2010.

Bibtex file with references for this entry

Bas Kooijman, Starrlight Augustine, 2017/08/24

accepted: 2017/08/24

refer to this entry as: AmP Homarus gammarus version 2017/08/24