Predictions & Data for this entry

Model: abj climate: MB, MC migrate:
COMPLETE = 2.5 ecozone: MANE, MAm food: bjP, jiD, jiS
MRE = 0.071 habitat: 0bMb, bjMp, jiMb, jiMi gender: D
SMSE = 0.088 embryo: Mbf reprod: O

Zero-variate data
ab 10 9.578 (0.04223)dage at birthBascBasc2002
tj 22 22.34 (0.01558)dtime since birth at metamBascBasc2002
am400 401 (0.002506)dlife spanguess
Lp3.65 3.703 (0.01449)cmtotal length at pubertyBascBasc2002
Li5.84 5.786 (0.009232)cmultimate total lengthBascBasc2002
Wwb8.5e-05 8.579e-05 (0.009299)gwet weight at birthBascBasc2002
Wwp0.5 0.4933 (0.01349)gwet weight at pubertyBascBasc2002
Wwi1.43 1.882 (0.316)gultimate wet weightBascBasc2002
Wdi0.398 0.3199 (0.1962)gultimate dry weightBascBasc2002
Ri4.668 4.624 (0.009604)#/dmaximum reprod rateBascBasc2002
Uni-variate data
DatasetFigure(RE)Independent variableDependent variableReference
tW see Fig. 1 (0.03115)timewet weightPalmBure2008
LN see Fig. 2 (0.188)total lengthfecundityBascBasc2002
Pseudo-data at Tref
DataGeneralised animalPalaemon elegansUnitDescription
v 0.02 0.01782cm/denergy conductance
kap 0.8 0.9874-allocation fraction to soma
kap_R 0.95 0.95-reproduction efficiency
p_M 18 65.29J/^3vol-spec som maint
k_J 0.002 0.0021/dmaturity maint rate coefficient
kap_G 0.8 0.8022-growth efficiency


  • 3 nauplius stages in egg, 7 zoea stages (post hatch) (ref: BascBasc2002)


  • The creation of this entry was supported by the Norwegian Science Council (NFR 255295)


  • [Wiki]
  • [BascBasc2002] N. S. Başçınar, E. Düzgüneş, N. Başçınar, and H. E. Salam. A preliminary study on reproductive biology of Palaemon elegans Rathke, 1837 along the south-eastern black sea coast. Turkish Journal of Fisheries and Aquatic Sciences, 2:109--116, 2002.
  • [Kooy2010] S.A.L.M. Kooijman. Dynamic Energy Budget theory for metabolic organisation. Cambridge Univ. Press, Cambridge, 2010.
  • [PalmBure2008] J. Palma, D. P. Bureau, and J. P. Andrade. Effect of binder type and binder addition to artificial diets used for the growth of Palaemonetes varians and Palaemon elegans(Crustacea: Palaemonidae) produced as aquaculture live preys. Aquaculture International, 16:427--436, 2008.

Bibtex file with references for this entry

Bas Kooijman, Starrlight Augustine, 2017/08/26

accepted: 2017/08/26

refer to this entry as: AmP Palaemon elegans version 2017/08/26