Predictions & Data for this entry

Model: abj climate: MA migrate: Ma
COMPLETE = 2.4 ecozone: MIE, MPW food: bjPz, jiCi
MRE = 0.040 habitat: 0jMp, jiMc, jiMr gender: D
SMSE = 0.037 embryo: Mp reprod: O

Zero-variate data
am2555 2558 (0.001198)dlife spanfishbase
Lp19.8 21.22 (0.07147)cmtotal length at puberty for femalesfishbase
Li48.9 46.48 (0.04957)cmultimate total length for femalesYoneSaka2002
Lim42.2 40.6 (0.03785)cmultimate total length for malesYoneSaka2002
Wwb0.00038 0.0003749 (0.01352)gwet weight at birthHalfAmin2007
Wwi849 860.6 (0.01371)gultimate wet weight femalesYoneSaka2002
Wwim532 529.7 (0.004235)gultimate wet weight malesYoneSaka2002
R9754.4 56.33 (0.03553)#/dreprod rate at 97 gKadhMoha2013
R290217.2 208 (0.0424)#/dreprod rate at 290 gKadhMoha2013
Uni-variate data
DatasetFigure(RE)Independent variableDependent variableReference
tL_f see Fig. 1 (0.08259)time since birthfork lengthYoneSaka2002
tL_m see Fig. 1 (0.09294)time since birthfork lengthYoneSaka2002
Pseudo-data at Tref
DataGeneralised animalSaurida undosquamisUnitDescription
v 0.02 0.01601cm/denergy conductance
kap 0.8 0.8825-allocation fraction to soma
kap_R 0.95 0.95-reproduction efficiency
p_M 18 15.37J/^3vol-spec som maint
k_J 0.002 0.0021/dmaturity maint rate coefficient
kap_G 0.8 0.7991-growth efficiency


  • Peferred temperature 27 C (ref: fishbase)
  • weight (g)-length (cm): 0.0038*L^3.1666 (ref: HalfAmin2007)


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


  • [Wiki]
  • [fishbase]
  • [HalfAmin2007] M. M. El-Halfawy, A. M. Amin, and A. M. Ramadan. Growth and reproduction of female brushtooth lizardfish Saurida undosquamis (Richardson) from the Gulf of Suez, Egypt. E.U. Journal of Fisheries & Aquatic Science, 24, 2007.
  • [KadhMoha2013] K. Kadharsha, P. Mohanchander, P. S. Lyla, and S. A. Khan. Feeding and reproductive biology of Saurida undosquamis (Richardson, 1848) from Parangipettai coast, southeast coast of India. Fisheries Research, 16, 2013.
  • [Kooy2010] S.A.L.M. Kooijman. Dynamic Energy Budget theory for metabolic organisation. Cambridge Univ. Press, Cambridge, 2010.
  • [YoneSaka2002] M. Yoneda, T. Sakai, M. Tokimura, H. Horikawa, and M. Matsuyama. Age and growth of the lizardfish Saurida sp. 1 in the East China sea using otolith ring marks. Fisheries Research, 55, 2002.

Bibtex file with references for this entry

Bas Kooijman, 2017/03/28

accepted: 2017/03/28

refer to this entry as: AmP Saurida undosquamis version 2017/03/28