Predictions & Data for this entry

Model: abj climate: MA migrate:
COMPLETE = 2.3 ecozone: MI, MPW food: bjPz, jiHa
MRE = 0.029 habitat: 0jMp, jiMr gender: D
SMSE = 0.048 embryo: Mp reprod: O

Zero-variate data
am1.095e+04 1.092e+04 (0.002382)dlife spanChoaAxe1996
Lp23.1 23.72 (0.02683)cmtotal length at pubertyguess
Li 70 68.16 (0.02633)cmultimate total lengthfishbase
Wwb0.00023 0.0002314 (0.006119)gwet weight at birthLeis1989
Wwp446 439.5 (0.01452)gwet weight at pubertyguess
Wwi1.042e+04 1.043e+04 (0.0009129)gultimate wet weightfishbase
Ri9425 9363 (0.006511)#/dmax reprod rateguess
Uni-variate data
DatasetFigure(RE)Independent variableDependent variableReference
tL see Fig. 1 (0.1474)time since birthtotal lengthChoaAxe1996
Pseudo-data at Tref
DataGeneralised animalNaso unicornisUnitDescription
v 0.02 0.01924cm/denergy conductance
kap 0.8 0.9469-allocation fraction to soma
kap_R 0.95 0.95-reproduction efficiency
p_M 18 15.36J/^3vol-spec som maint
k_J 0.002 0.0021/dmaturity maint rate coefficient
kap_G 0.8 0.7981-growth efficiency


  • weight-length relationship: W in g = 8.495e-5 * (SL in mm)^2.843 (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 unicornis version 2017/04/10