Predictions & Data for this entry

Model: abj climate: MB, MC migrate:
COMPLETE = 2.5 ecozone: MAE food: biCi
MRE = 0.063 habitat: 0iMcd, jiMi gender: D
SMSE = 0.071 embryo: Mnm reprod: O

Zero-variate data
ab15.5 15.63 (0.008671)dage at birthFariGil2010
am3650 3651 (0.0003091)dlife spanguess
Lb0.41 0.3692 (0.09959)cmtotal length at birthFariGil2010
Lj1.6 1.558 (0.02625)cmtotal length at metamAzevHome2002
Lp 5 4.996 (0.0007657)cmtotal length at pubertyAzevHome2002
Li14.1 18.67 (0.3239)cmultimate total lengthAzevHome2002
Wwb0.0002 0.0002075 (0.03746)gwet weight at birthFariGil2010
Wwi 28 26.83 (0.04191)gultimate wet weightAzevHome2002
GSI0.06 0.0601 (0.00166)-gonado somatic indexAzevHome2002
Uni-variate data
DatasetFigure(RE)Independent variableDependent variableReference
tL_1994 see Fig. 1 (0.08603)time since birthtotal lengthAzevHome2002
tL_1993 see Fig. 1 (0.06286)time since birthtotal lengthAzevHome2002
Pseudo-data at Tref
DataGeneralised animalParablennius ruberUnitDescription
v 0.02 0.02433cm/denergy conductance
kap 0.8 0.9493-allocation fraction to soma
kap_R 0.95 0.95-reproduction efficiency
p_M 18 22.37J/^3vol-spec som maint
k_J 0.002 0.0021/dmaturity maint rate coefficient
kap_G 0.8 0.8042-growth efficiency


  • range of depths: 0-20 m (ref: Wiki)
  • length-weight: W = 0.011 * TL^2.963 (ref: AzevHome2002)
  • Males guard egg batches from January to May/June (ref: FariGil2010)


  • [Wiki]
  • [fishbase]
  • [AzevHome2002] J. M. N. Azevedo and N. Homem. Age and growth, reproduction and diet of the red blenny Parablennius ruber (Blenniidae). Cybium, 26:129--133, 2002.
  • [FariGil2010] C. Faria, F. Gil, R. S. Santos, and V. C. Almada. A comparison between the ontogeny of two related blenniid species Parablennius gattorugine and Parablennius ruber (Pisces: Blenniidae). J Mar Bio Assoc UK, 90:1263--1268, 2010.
  • [Kooy2010] S.A.L.M. Kooijman. Dynamic Energy Budget theory for metabolic organisation. Cambridge Univ. Press, Cambridge, 2010.

Bibtex file with references for this entry

Bas Kooijman, 2017/04/06

accepted: 2017/04/06

refer to this entry as: AmP Parablennius ruber version 2017/04/06