Predictions & Data for this entry

Model: abj climate: MA migrate: phylum:
COMPLETE = 2.3 ecozone: MI food: bjPz, jiHa class:
MRE = 0.022 habitat: 0jMp, jiMr gender: D order:
SMSE = 0.033 embryo: Mp reprod: O family:

Zero-variate data
am9125 9125 (2.669e-05)dlife spanChoaAxe1996
Lp19.8 20.43 (0.03179)cmtotal length at pubertyguess
Li 60 57.99 (0.03343)cmultimate total lengthfishbase
Wwb0.00023 0.0002309 (0.003925)gwet weight at birthLeis1989
Wwp252 249.5 (0.01005)gwet weight at pubertyguess
Wwi5660 5707 (0.008281)gultimate wet weightfishbase
Ri5123 5142 (0.00361)#/dmax reprod rateguess
Uni-variate data
DatasetFigure(RE)Independent variableDependent variableReference
tL see Fig. 1 (0.08125)time since birthtotal lengthChoaAxe1996
Pseudo-data at Tref
DataGeneralised animalNaso tuberosusUnitDescription
v 0.02 0.01936cm/denergy conductance
kap 0.8 0.9486-allocation fraction to soma
kap_R 0.95 0.95-reproduction efficiency
p_M 18 15.69J/^3vol-spec som maint
k_J 0.002 0.0021/dmaturity maint rate coefficient
kap_G 0.8 0.7995-growth efficiency


  • weight-length relationship: W in g = 9.064e-5 * (SL in mm)^2.806 (ref: ChoaAxe1996)
  • Marine; reef-associated; depth range 0 - 15 m (ref: fishbase)


  • [Wiki]
  • [fishbase]
  • [ChoaAxe1996] J. H. Choat and L. M. Axe. Growth and longevity in acanthurid fishes; an analysis of otolith increments. Mar Ecol Prog Ser, 134:15--26, 1996.
  • [Kooy2010] S.A.L.M. Kooijman. Dynamic Energy Budget theory for metabolic organisation. Cambridge Univ. Press, Cambridge, 2010.
  • [Leis1989] J. M. Leis. Larval biology of butterflyfishes (Pisces, Chaetodontidae): What do we really know? Envir. Biology of Fishes, 25:87--100, 1989.

Bibtex file with references for this entry

Bas Kooijman, 2017/04/10

accepted: 2017/04/10

refer to this entry as: AmP Naso tuberosus version 2017/04/10