Predictions & Data for this entry

Model: abj climate: MA, MB migrate:
COMPLETE = 2.5 ecozone: MPSE, MAW food: biPp
MRE = 0.193 habitat: 0jMp, jiMb, jiMi gender: D
SMSE = 0.183 embryo: Mp reprod: O

Zero-variate data
ab0.9 0.948 (0.05335)dage at birthLaxmRao2011
tj 12 3.896 (0.6753)dtime since birth at metamTan1975
tp 75 63.91 (0.1478)dtime since birth at pubertyRajaVenu2006
am1825 1825 (6.733e-05)dlife spanCheng2016
Lb0.008 0.008001 (6.394e-05)cmshell lenght at birthLaxmRao2011
Lj0.04 0.102 (1.55)cmshell lenght at metamTan1975
Lp1.5 2.293 (0.5286)cmshell lenght at pubertyRajaVenu2006
Li 23 22.83 (0.007229)cmultimate shell lenghtAppukuttan1977
Wdb3e-08 3.03e-08 (0.009934)gdry weight at birthguessed
Wdj3e-06 2.465e-06 (0.1782)gdry weight at metamguessed
Wdp0.03 0.02802 (0.06616)gdry weight at pubertyMcFa2015
Wdi 28 27.67 (0.01191)gultimate dry weightMcFa2015
Ri1.59e+05 1.593e+05 (0.002103)#/dmaximum reprod rateMcFa2015
Uni-variate data
DatasetFigure(RE)Independent variableDependent variableReference
tL see Fig. 1 (0.05431)time since birthshell lenghtScreThan1989
tL2 see Fig. 2 (0.1415)ageshell lenghtCheng2016
tW see Fig. 3 (0.1095)time since birthdry weightScreThan1989
LW2 see Fig. 4 (0.2207)shell lenghtwet weightCheng2016
Pseudo-data at Tref
DataGeneralised animalPerna viridisUnitDescription
v 0.02 0.01444cm/denergy conductance
kap 0.8 0.9637-allocation fraction to soma
kap_R 0.95 0.95-reproduction efficiency
p_M 18 8.712J/^3vol-spec som maint
k_J 0.002 0.0021/dmaturity maint rate coefficient
kap_G 0.8 0.7966-growth efficiency


  • This entry is discussed in McFa2015a (ref: McFa2015a)


  • Time in tL and tW data is shifted by t_0 since first (t,L) point (47,2.4) is inconsistent with (ap,Lp) = (90,2)


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  • [Cheng2016] Martin Cheng, 2016. Experimental work: age estimation (shell rings), and lenght-weight measurement.
  • [Kooy2010] S.A.L.M. Kooijman. Dynamic Energy Budget theory for metabolic organisation. Cambridge Univ. Press, Cambridge, 2010.
  • [LaxmRao2011] P. Laxmilatha, G. S. Rao, P. T. N. Patnaik, M.P. Rao, and B. Dash. Potential for the hatchery production of spat of the green mussel Perna viridis Linnaeus (1758). Aquaculture, 312:88--94, 2011.
  • [McFa2015] Katie McFarland, 2015. Original data.
  • [Moha1980] M. Mohan. Allometric relationships in the green mussel, Perna viridis L. Indian Journal of Marine Science, 9:224--226, 1980.
  • [RajaVenu2006] S. Rajagopal, V. P. Venugopalan, G. van der Velde, and H. A. Jenner. Greening of the coasts: a review of the Perna viridis success story. Aquatic Ecology, 40:273--297, 2006.
  • [ScreThan1989] P. V. Sreenivasan, R. Thangavelu, and P. Poovannan. Biology of the green mussel, Perna viridis (Linnaeus) cultured in Muttukadu Lagoon, Madras. Indian Journal of Fisheries, 36:149--155, 1989.
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Bibtex file with references for this entry

Jonathan Flye-Sainte-Marie, 2011/04/01 (last modified by Martin Cheng, Antonio Giacoletti 2018/02/01)

accepted: 2018/02/02

refer to this entry as: AmP Perna viridis version 2018/02/02