Predictions & Data for this entry

Model: std climate: Cf migrate: Mp
COMPLETE = 2.1 ecozone: THp food: biD
MRE = 0.145 habitat: 0iFc gender: D
SMSE = 0.243 embryo: Ft reprod: O

Zero-variate data
ab 14 13.2 (0.05697)dage at birthKellKing2011
ap2372 508.4 (0.7857)dage at puberty Hard1961, KellKing2011
am2555 2558 (0.001015)dlife spanfishbase
Lb2.5 2.646 (0.05856)cmtotal length at birthfishbase
Lp12.5 12.18 (0.02538)cmtotal length at pubertyfishbase
Li 20 18.07 (0.0966)cmultimate total lengthfishbase
Wdb0.0052 0.004899 (0.05787)gdry weight at birthCarl1969
Wdp0.38 0.478 (0.2578)gdry weight at pubertyCarl1969
Wdi1.42 1.559 (0.09799)gultimate dry weightCarl1969
NR1500 1512 (0.008005)#eggs at the end of lifeKellKing2011
Uni-variate data
DatasetFigure(RE)Independent variableDependent variableReference
LW see Fig. 1 (0.1458)total lengthwet weightOCon2006
Pseudo-data at Tref
DataGeneralised animalLampetra planeriUnitDescription
v 0.02 0.2763cm/denergy conductance
kap 0.8 0.4413-allocation fraction to soma
kap_R 0.95 0.95-reproduction efficiency
p_M 18 50.15J/^3vol-spec som maint
k_J 0.002 0.0021/dmaturity maint rate coefficient
kap_G 0.8 0.8084-growth efficiency


  • spawns once at end of life; no feeding as adult (ref: Wiki)


  • assumption: W_i excludes eggs


  • [Wiki]
  • [fishbase]
  • [Carl1969] K. D. Carlander. Handbook of freshwater fishery biology: life history data on freshwater fishes of the United States and Canada, exclusive of Perciformes., volume 1. Ames: Iowa State University Press, 1969.
  • [Hard1961] M. W. Hardisty. The growth of larval lampreys. Journal of Animal Ecology, 30(2), 1961.
  • [KellKing2011] F. L. Kelly and J. J. King. A review of the ecology and distribution of the three lamprey species, Lampetra fluviatilis (L.), Lampetra planeri (Bloch) and Petromyzon marinus (L.): a context for conservation and biodiversity considerations in Ireland. Biology and Environment: proceedings of the royal irish academy., 101B (3), 2011.
  • [Kooy2010] S.A.L.M. Kooijman. Dynamic Energy Budget theory for metabolic organisation. Cambridge Univ. Press, Cambridge, 2010.
  • [OCon2006] W. O Conner. A survey of juvenile lamprey populations in the Boyne Catchment. 2006.

Bibtex file with references for this entry

Lara Ibrahim, 2011/11/07

accepted: 2016/03/01

refer to this entry as: AmP Lampetra planeri version 2016/03/01