Predictions & Data for this entry

Model: abj climate: MA, MB migrate: Mo
COMPLETE = 2.5 ecozone: MC food: bjPz, jiCi
MRE = 0.039 habitat: 0iMm gender: D
SMSE = 0.058 embryo: Mp reprod: O

Zero-variate data
ab 1 1.004 (0.00433)dage at birthiucn
am3650 3632 (0.004904)dlife spanMick2016
Lp48.5 48.1 (0.008314)cmtotal length at puberty for femalesiucn
Lpm 29 29.23 (0.007972)cmtotal length at puberty for malesiucn
Li110 104.2 (0.05242)cmultimate total lengthfishbase
Wwb6.5e-05 6.342e-05 (0.02424)gwet weight at birthMick2016
Wwp2624 2665 (0.0156)gwet weight at puberty for femalesiucn
Wwpm609 598.2 (0.01766)gwet weight at puberty for malesiucn
Wwi2.685e+04 2.712e+04 (0.01013)gultimate wet weightfishbase
Ri2.192e+04 2.19e+04 (0.0007484)#/dreprod rate at 61 cmMick2016
Uni-variate data
DatasetFigure(RE)Independent variableDependent variableReference
tL see Fig. 1 (0.07866)timetotal lengthFranOgle2001
tW see Fig. 2 (0.1803)timewet weightFranOgle2001
LW see Fig. 3 (0.1017)total lengthwet weightMick2016
Pseudo-data at Tref
DataGeneralised animalLobotes surinamensisUnitDescription
v 0.02 0.02077cm/denergy conductance
kap 0.8 0.9368-allocation fraction to soma
kap_R 0.95 0.95-reproduction efficiency
p_M 18 426.8J/^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 = 0.0428 * TL^2.840 (ref: fishbase)
  • Marine; brackish; benthopelagic; oceanodromous; depth range 0 - 70 m, usually 0 - 70 m. Subtropical, preferred 27C (ref: fishbase)


  • males are assumed to differ from females by E_Hp only


  • [Wiki]
  • [fishbase]
  • [iucn]
  • [FranOgle2001] J. S. Franks, J. T. Ogle, J. R. Hendon, D. N. Barnes, and L. C. Nicholson. Growth of captive juvenile tripletail Lobotes surinamensis. Gulf and Caribbean Research, 13:67--70, 2001.
  • [Kooy2010] S.A.L.M. Kooijman. Dynamic Energy Budget theory for metabolic organisation. Cambridge Univ. Press, Cambridge, 2010.
  • [Mick2016] P. Mickle and many others. Biological profile for tripletail in the Gulf of Mexico and the Western Central Atlantic. Technical Report 258, Gulf States Marine Fisheries Commission, 2016.

Bibtex file with references for this entry

Bas Kooijman, 2017/04/12

accepted: 2017/04/12

refer to this entry as: AmP Lobotes surinamensis version 2017/04/12