Predictions & Data for this entry

Model: abj climate: MA migrate: phylum:
COMPLETE = 2.5 ecozone: MPW food: bjPz, jiCi class:
MRE = 0.058 habitat: 0jMp, jiMm gender: D order:
SMSE = 0.085 embryo: Mp reprod: O family:

Zero-variate data
am5840 5862 (0.003823)dlife spanGrayBern2008
Lp56.75 54.82 (0.03402)cmtotal length at puberty for femalesGrayBern2008
Lpm31.72 31.32 (0.01256)cmtotal length at puberty for malesGrayBern2008
Li120 126.3 (0.05226)cmultimate total lengthfishbase
Wwb0.00011 0.0001101 (0.0008658)gwet weight at birthHickKopf2015
Wwp1190 1200 (0.008167)gwet weight at pubertyGrayBern2008
Wwpm192 192.8 (0.004101)gwet weight at pubertyGrayBern2008
Wwi1.5e+04 1.466e+04 (0.02251)gultimate wet weightfishbase
GSI0.05 0.04997 (0.000544)-gonado somatic indexGrayBern2008
Uni-variate data
DatasetFigure(RE)Independent variableDependent variableReference
tL_f see Fig. 1 (0.2057)time since birthtotal lengthGrayBern2008
tL_m see Fig. 1 (0.2273)time since birthtotal lengthGrayBern2008
LW see Fig. 2 (0.1292)total lengthwet weightGrayBern2008
Pseudo-data at Tref
DataGeneralised animalPlatycephalus fuscusUnitDescription
v 0.02 0.01986cm/denergy conductance
kap 0.8 0.9509-allocation fraction to soma
kap_R 0.95 0.95-reproduction efficiency
p_M 18 22.29J/^3vol-spec som maint
k_J 0.002 0.0021/dmaturity maint rate coefficient
kap_G 0.8 0.8016-growth efficiency


  • Marine; brackish; demersal; depth range 0 - 30 m (Ref. 6390). Subtropical (ref: fishbase)


  • males are assumed to differ from females by {p_Am} and E_Hp only


  • [Wiki]
  • [fishbase]
  • [GrayBern2008] C. A. Gray and L. M. Barnes. Reproduction and growth of dusky flathead (Platycephalus fuscus) in NSW estuaries. Technical report, NSW Department of Primary Industries, 2008.
  • [HickKopf2015] T. Hicks, R. K. Kopf, and P. Humphries. Fecundity and egg quality of dusky flathead (Platycephalus fuscus) in East Gippsland, Victoria. Technical report, Inst for land, water and society, 2015.
  • [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, 2017/04/13

accepted: 2017/04/13

refer to this entry as: AmP Platycephalus fuscus version 2017/04/13