Predictions & Data for this entry

Model: abj climate: MB, MC migrate:
COMPLETE = 2.5 ecozone: MANE food: bjPp, jiHa
MRE = 0.035 habitat: 0jMp, jiMb gender: D
SMSE = 0.039 embryo: Mp reprod: O

Zero-variate data
ab1.25 1.292 (0.03333)dtime since birth at metamCrot2001
tj 3 3.003 (0.0008619)dtime since birth at metamCrot2001
tp730 699.6 (0.04165)dtime since birth at pubertymarlin
am7300 7300 (1.769e-05)dlife spanmarlin
Lp1.1 1.175 (0.068)cmshell diam at pubertyCrot2001
Li2.3 2.37 (0.03052)cmultimate shell heightCrot2001
Wwb3e-06 2.982e-06 (0.006092)gwet weight at birthCrot2001
Wwi0.8 0.8007 (0.0008343)gwet tissue weight at 2 cm shell heightGestFili2012
Ri0.6849 0.6796 (0.007815)#/dreproduction rate at 2 cmUnde1972
Uni-variate data
DatasetFigure(RE)Independent variableDependent variableReference
tL94 see Fig. 1 (0.07151)time since birthshell heightCrot2001
tL95 see Fig. 1 (0.0749)time since birthshell heightCrot2001
tL96 see Fig. 1 (0.082)time since birthshell heightCrot2001
Pseudo-data at Tref
DataGeneralised animalPhorcus lineatusUnitDescription
v 0.02 0.1385cm/denergy conductance
kap 0.8 0.9991-allocation fraction to soma
kap_R 0.95 0.95-reproduction efficiency
p_M 18 25.28J/^3vol-spec som maint
k_J 0.002 0.0021/dmaturity maint rate coefficient
kap_G 0.8 0.8012-growth efficiency


  • Veliger stage starts to crawl at 4 d; metamorphosis is complete at 6 d (ref: Crot2001)


  • Length-weight relationship and reproduction data is speculative


  • [Wiki]
  • [marlin]
  • [Crot2001] J. H. Crothers. Common topshells: An introduction to the biology of Osilinus lineatus with notes on other species in the genus. Field Studies, 10:115--160, 2001.
  • [GestFili2012] M. Gesto, L. Filipe, C. Castro, M. A. Reis-Henriques, and M. M. Santos. Retinol metabolism in the mollusk Osilinus lineatus indicates an ancient origin for retinyl ester storage capacity. Plos One, 7(4):e35138, 2012.
  • [Kooy2010] S.A.L.M. Kooijman. Dynamic Energy Budget theory for metabolic organisation. Cambridge Univ. Press, Cambridge, 2010.
  • [Unde1972] A. J. Underwood. Observations on the reproductive cycles of Monodonta lineata, Gibbula umbilicalis and G. cineraria. Marine Biology, 17:333--340, 1972.

Bibtex file with references for this entry

Bas Kooijman, 2017/01/31

accepted: 2017/01/31

refer to this entry as: AmP Phorcus lineatus version 2017/01/31