Predictions & Data for this entry

Model: abj climate: MB migrate:
COMPLETE = 2.5 ecozone: MPW food: biPp
MRE = 0.091 habitat: 0jMp, jiMb gender: D
SMSE = 0.110 embryo: Mp reprod: O

Zero-variate data
ab 1 1.08 (0.08033)dage at birthguessed
tp365 242.4 (0.3359)dtime since birth at pubertyMort1995
am4380 4381 (0.0001151)dlife spanMort1995
Lb0.039 0.03529 (0.09515)cmtotal length at birthHayaKase1993
Lp1.5 1.688 (0.1252)cmtotal length at pubertyMort1995
Li6.5 6.283 (0.03333)cmultimate total lengthMort1995
Wwp0.1 0.104 (0.03978)gwet weight at pubertyLuk2014
Wwi5.81 5.365 (0.07656)gultimate wet weightLuk2014
Ri2740 2740 (0.0002823)#/dmaximum reprod rateguessed
Uni-variate data
DatasetFigure(RE)Independent variableDependent variableReference
tL see Fig. 1 (0.02254)time since birthlengthRichSeed1995
LW see Fig. 2 (0.1917)lengthwet weightLuk2014
Pseudo-data at Tref
DataGeneralised animalSeptifer virgatusUnitDescription
v 0.02 0.02986cm/denergy conductance
kap 0.8 0.8641-allocation fraction to soma
kap_R 0.95 0.95-reproduction efficiency
p_M 18 6.137J/^3vol-spec som maint
k_J 0.002 0.0021/dmaturity maint rate coefficient
kap_G 0.8 0.7988-growth efficiency


  • This entry is discussed in Luk2014 (ref: Luk2014)


  • [HayaKase1993] I. Hayami and T. Kase. Submarine cave bivalvia from the Ryukyu Islands: systematics and evolutionary significance. The University of Tokyo Bulletin, 35, 1993.
  • [Luk2014] Luk In. Ecophysiology and Dynamic Energy Budget of Septifer virgatus. PhD thesis, University of Hong Kong, 2014.
  • [Kooy2010] S.A.L.M. Kooijman. Dynamic Energy Budget theory for metabolic organisation. Cambridge Univ. Press, Cambridge, 2010.
  • [Mort1995] B. Morton. The population dynamics and reproductive cycle of Septifer virgatus (Bivalvia: Mytilidae) on an exposed rochy shore in Hong Kong. J. Zool. Lond., 235:485--500, 1995.
  • [RichSeed1995] C. A. Richardson, R. Seed, N. A. Brotohadikusumo, and R. Owen. Age, growth and allometric relationship in Septifer virgatus (Bivalvia: Mytilidae). Asian Marine Biology, 12:39--52, 1995.

Bibtex file with references for this entry

Michelle Luk In, et al., 2013/10/27 (last modified by Bas Kooijman 2016/05/10)

accepted: 2016/05/20

refer to this entry as: AmP Septifer virgatus version 2016/05/20