Predictions & Data for this entry

Model: abj climate: MB migrate:
COMPLETE = 2.3 ecozone: MPSW food: bjPz, jiHa
MRE = 0.037 habitat: 0jMp, jiMr gender: D
SMSE = 0.038 embryo: Mp reprod: O

Zero-variate data
am2.555e+04 2.556e+04 (0.0003525)dlife spanChoaAxe1996
Lp14.8 15.94 (0.07686)cmtotal length at pubertyguess
Li 45 41.04 (0.08799)cmultimate total lengthfishbase
Wwb0.00023 0.0002316 (0.00685)gwet weight at birthLeis1989
Wwp168 163.9 (0.02416)gwet weight at pubertyguess
Wwi2729 2799 (0.02577)gultimate wet weightfishbase
Ri2466 2476 (0.004013)#/dmax reprod rateguess
Uni-variate data
DatasetFigure(RE)Independent variableDependent variableReference
tL see Fig. 1 (0.07134)time since birthtotal lengthChoaAxe1996
Pseudo-data at Tref
DataGeneralised animalPrionurus maculatusUnitDescription
v 0.02 0.01717cm/denergy conductance
kap 0.8 0.8993-allocation fraction to soma
kap_R 0.95 0.95-reproduction efficiency
p_M 18 15J/^3vol-spec som maint
k_J 0.002 0.0021/dmaturity maint rate coefficient
kap_G 0.8 0.7994-growth efficiency


  • weight-length relationship: W in g = 6.2e-4 * (SL in mm)^2.504 (ref: ChoaAxe1996)
  • Marine; reef-associated; depth range 0 - 15 m (ref: fishbase)


  • [Wiki]
  • [fishbase]
  • [ChoaAxe1996] J. H. Choat and L. M. Axe. Growth and longevity in acanthurid fishes; an analysis of otolith increments. Mar Ecol Prog Ser, 134:15--26, 1996.
  • [Kooy2010] S.A.L.M. Kooijman. Dynamic Energy Budget theory for metabolic organisation. Cambridge Univ. Press, Cambridge, 2010.
  • [Leis1989] J. M. Leis. Larval biology of butterflyfishes (Pisces, Chaetodontidae): What do we really know? Envir. Biology of Fishes, 25:87--100, 1989.

Bibtex file with references for this entry

Bas Kooijman, 2017/04/10

accepted: 2017/04/10

refer to this entry as: AmP Prionurus maculatus version 2017/04/10