Predictions & Data for this entry

Model: abj climate: MC migrate:
COMPLETE = 2.5 ecozone: MANE food: biPp
MRE = 0.214 habitat: 0jMp, jiMb, jiMi gender: D
SMSE = 0.216 embryo: Mp reprod: O

Zero-variate data
ab 7 4.764 (0.3195)dage at birth FAO, MARLIN
tj 14 6.012 (0.5706)dtime since birth at metamorphosis Rodri1990
tp300 404.9 (0.3497)dtime since birth at puberty Sphi1989, Cole1941
am2190 2631 (0.2012)dlife span Rodri1990
Li9.3 8.611 (0.0741)cmultimate longest shell lengthWiki
Wwb1.44e-06 1.238e-06 (0.14)gwet weight at birthBern1997
Wwj8.02e-06 9.769e-06 (0.2181)gwet weight at metamorphosisRodri1990
Wwp1.062 0.6896 (0.3507)gwet weight at pubertyElbe2013
Wwi4.98 5.655 (0.1356)gultimate wet weightRich1993
Ri4597 4546 (0.0111)#/dmaximum reprod rate Cole1941, Utti1991
Uni-variate data
DatasetFigure(RE)Independent variableDependent variableReference
tL see Fig. 1 (0.03452)time since start experimenttotal lengthElbe2013
LW see Fig. 2 (0.1576)total lengthwet weightElbe2013
Pseudo-data at Tref
DataGeneralised animalOstrea edulisUnitDescription
v 0.02 0.005086cm/denergy conductance
kap 0.8 0.6471-allocation fraction to soma
kap_R 0.95 0.95-reproduction efficiency
p_M 18 28.88J/^3vol-spec som maint
k_J 0.002 0.0021/dmaturity maint rate coefficient
kap_G 0.8 0.7931-growth efficiency


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  • [FAO]
  • [MARLIN]
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  • [Cole1941] H. A. Cole. The fecundity of Ostrea edulis. Journal of the Marine Biological Association of the United Kingdom, 25:243--260, 1941.
  • [Elbe2013] B Elbers, 2013. Own data.
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  • [Rich1993] C. A. Richardson. The age determination and growth rate of the European flat oyster, Ostrea edulis, in British waters determined from acetate peels of umbo growth lines. ICES Journal of Marine Science, 50:493--500, 1993.
  • [Rodri1990] Rodriquez. Energy metabolism of newly settled Ostrea edulis spat during metamorphosis. Marine Biology, 106:109--111, 1990.
  • [Sphi1989] M. Sphigel. Gametogenesis of the European flat oyster Ostrea edulis and Pacific oyster in warm water in Israel. Aquaculture, 80:343--349, 1989.
  • [Utti1991] S. D. Utting. Recent studies on the fecundity of European flat oyster (Ostrea edulis) spawning stock in the solent. Journal of the Marine Biological Association of the United Kingdom, 71:909--911, 1991.

Bibtex file with references for this entry

Bram Elbers, 2013/08/20 (last modified by Bas Kooijman 2013/12/22)

accepted: 2015/12/27

refer to this entry as: AmP Ostrea edulis version 2015/12/27