Predictions & Data for this entry

Model: abj climate: MC migrate:
COMPLETE = 2.5 ecozone: MPE food: biPp
MRE = 0.145 habitat: 0jMp, jiMb, jiMi gender: D
SMSE = 0.184 embryo: Mp reprod: O

Zero-variate data
ab 1 1.03 (0.03032)dage at birthSchm1999
tj 3 2.738 (0.08724)dtime since birth at metamSchm1999
tp365 345.1 (0.0545)dtime since birth at pubertySchm1999
am7300 7314 (0.001922)dlife spanSuch1981
Lb0.018 0.01561 (0.133)cmtotal length at birthSchm1999
Lj0.026 0.03142 (0.2086)cmtotal length at metamSchm1999
Lp 4 2.567 (0.3582)cmtotal length at pubertySuch1981
Li 20 16.76 (0.1621)cmultimate total lengthPayn1976
Wwp0.325 0.3803 (0.17)gwet weight at pubertyFoxCoe1943
Wwi100 105.8 (0.0577)gultimate wet weightMatz2013
Ri3.288e+04 3.304e+04 (0.005089)#/dmaximum reprod rateFoxCoe1943
Uni-variate data
DatasetFigure(RE)Independent variableDependent variableReference
tL see Fig. 1 (0.1576)time since birthshell heightMatz2013
LWd see Fig. 2 (0.3473)shell heightdry weightFoxCoe1943
LWw see Fig. 3 (0.2574)shell heightwet weightMatz2013
Pseudo-data at Tref
DataGeneralised animalMytilus californianusUnitDescription
v 0.02 0.02132cm/denergy conductance
kap 0.8 0.9805-allocation fraction to soma
kap_R 0.95 0.95-reproduction efficiency
p_M 18 4.844J/^3vol-spec som maint
k_J 0.002 0.00060451/dmaturity maint rate coefficient
kap_G 0.8 0.8019-growth efficiency
k 0.3 0.293-maintenance ratio


  • This entry is discussed in MatzMont2014 (ref: MatzMont2014)


  • [Wiki]
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  • [MatzMont2014] A. Matzelle, V. Montalto, G. Sarà, M. Zippay, and B. Helmuth. Dynamic Energy Budget model parameter estimation for the bivalve Mytilus californianus: Application of the covariation method. J. Sea Res., 94:105--110, 2014.
  • [Matz2013] Allison Matzelle, 2013. Original data.
  • [Payn1976] R. T. Payne. Biological observations on a subtidal Mytilus californianus bed. Veliger, 19:125--130, 1976.
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Bibtex file with references for this entry

Allison Matzelle, et al., 2013/04/23 (last modified by Bas Kooijman 2017/11/20)

accepted: 2017/11/20

refer to this entry as: AmP Mytilus californianus version 2017/11/20