Predictions & Data for this entry

Model: abj climate: MC migrate:
COMPLETE = 2.5 ecozone: MAE food: bjPz, jiCvf
MRE = 0.150 habitat: 0jMp, jiMdb gender: D
SMSE = 0.188 embryo: Mp reprod: O

Zero-variate data
ah 14 15.07 (0.07626)dage at hatchHislGall2001
tb 20 16.88 (0.156)dtime since hatch at birthHislGall2001
ap2190 1891 (0.1367)dage at pubertyarkive
am9125 9112 (0.001381)dlife spanAnAge
Lh0.6 0.4117 (0.3139)cmtotal length at hatchHislGall2001
Lp50.8 57.1 (0.1241)cmtotal length at pubertyarkive
Li200 160.2 (0.1988)cmultimate total lengtharkive
Wi4e+04 4.559e+04 (0.1397)gultimate wet weightarkive
Ri2740 2486 (0.09253)#/dmaximum reprod rateHislGall2001
Uni-variate data
DatasetFigure(RE)Independent variableDependent variableReference
tL_f see Fig. 1 (0.05787)time since birthfork length OfstAngu2013
tL_m see Fig. 1 (0.02279)time since birthfork length OfstAngu2013
tL see Fig. 2 (0.4748)time since birthfork length HislGall2001
LW see Fig. 3 (0.1537)fork lengthwet weight Dore1986
Pseudo-data at Tref
DataGeneralised animalLophius piscatoriusUnitDescription
v 0.02 0.04243cm/denergy conductance
kap 0.8 0.6316-allocation fraction to soma
kap_R 0.95 0.95-reproduction efficiency
p_M 18 20.48J/^3vol-spec som maint
k_J 0.002 0.0021/dmaturity maint rate coefficient
kap_G 0.8 0.8006-growth efficiency


  • Lives at 20 to 1000 m deep on bottum; pelagic stage lasts 120 d (ref: arkive)
  • Angler-fish eggs are extruded in a buoyant, gelatinous ribbon that may measure more than 10 m x 25 cm and contain more than 1 000 000 eggs (ref: HislGall2001)


  • Bas Kooijman: males and females are assumed to differ in {p_Am} only


  • [Wiki]
  • [AnAge]
  • [arkive]
  • [Dore1986] D. Dorel. Poissons de l'Atlantique nord-est relations taille-poids. Technical report, Institut Francais de Recherche pour l Exploitation de la Mer. Nantes, France., 1986.
  • [HislGall2001] J. R. G. Hislop, A. Gallego, M. R. Heath, F. M. Kennedy, S. A. Reeves, and P. J. Wright. A synthesis of the early life history of the anglerfish, Lophius piscatorius (Linnaeus 1758) in northern British waters. ICES Journal of Marine Science, 58:70--86, 2001.
  • [Kooy2010] S.A.L.M. Kooijman. Dynamic Energy Budget theory for metabolic organisation. Cambridge Univ. Press, Cambridge, 2010.
  • [OfstAngu2013] L. H. Ofstad, C. Angus, T. Pedersen, and P. Steingrund. Age and growth of anglerfish (Lophius piscatorius) in Faroese waters. Fisheries Research, 139:51--60, 2013.

Bibtex file with references for this entry

Bas Kooijman, 2014/05/06

accepted: 2016/03/02

refer to this entry as: AmP Lophius piscatorius version 2016/03/02