Predictions & Data for this entry

Model: stf climate: MA, MB, MC migrate: Mo
COMPLETE = 2.5 ecozone: MC food: biCi, biCvf, biSvm
MRE = 0.123 habitat: 0iMpe gender: D
SMSE = 0.110 embryo: Mv reprod: O

Zero-variate data
ab335.5 264.8 (0.2106)dage at birthWiki
tp2008 2372 (0.1814)dtime since birth at pubertyWiki
am7300 7299 (0.0001268)dlife spanWiki
Lb 25 33.41 (0.3366)cmfork length at birthBanoMano2016
Lp220 195.9 (0.1096)cmtotal length at puberty for femalesWiki
Lpm182 154.1 (0.1531)cmtotal length at puberty for malesWiki
Li380 380.6 (0.001699)cmultimate total lengthWiki
Lim282 299.5 (0.06212)cmultimate total length for malesWiki
Ri0.3699 0.3675 (0.006443)#/dmaximum reprod rateWiki
Uni-variate data
DatasetFigure(RE)Independent variableDependent variableReference
tL_f see Fig. 1 (0.1068)time since birthtotal lengthTanaCail1990
tL_m see Fig. 1 (0.2063)time since birthtotal lengthTanaCail1990
LW see Fig. 2 (0.09742)total lengthwet weigthKohlCase1996
Pseudo-data at Tref
DataGeneralised animalPrionace glaucaUnitDescription
v 0.02 0.05592cm/denergy conductance
kap 0.8 0.6147-allocation fraction to soma
kap_R 0.95 0.95-reproduction efficiency
p_M 18 33.82J/^3vol-spec som maint
k_J 0.002 0.0021/dmaturity maint rate coefficient
kap_G 0.8 0.8031-growth efficiency


  • Viviparous, so foetal development (ref: Wiki)
  • Preferred temp 7-16 C (ref: Wiki)


  • Males are supposed to differ from females by {p_Am} only


  • [Wiki]
  • [fishbase]
  • [BanoMano2016] R. Banon, T. Mano, and G. Mucientes. Observations of newborn blue sharks Prionace glauca in shallow inshore waters of the north-east Atlantic Ocean. Journal of Fish Biology, 89:2167--21, 2016.
  • [KohlCase1996] N. E. Kohler, J. G. Casey, and P. A. Turner. Length-length and length-weight relationships for 13 shark species from the Western North Atlantic. Technical Report NOAA Technical Memorandum NMFS-NE-110, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, 1996.
  • [Kooy2010] S.A.L.M. Kooijman. Dynamic Energy Budget theory for metabolic organisation. Cambridge Univ. Press, Cambridge, 2010.
  • [TanaCail1990] S. Tanaka, G. M. Cailliet, and K. G. Yudin. Differences in growth of the blue shark, Prionace glauca: technique or population? In H.L. Pratt, S. H. Gruber, and T. Taniuchi, editors, Elasmobranchs as living resources: advances in the biology, ecology, systematics, and the status of the fisheries, volume 90 of NOAA Technical Report NMFS, pages 167--176. Washington, DC: United States Department of Commerce, 1990.

Bibtex file with references for this entry

Bas Kooijman, 2017/07/23

accepted: 2017/07/23

refer to this entry as: AmP Prionace glauca version 2017/07/23