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Table 3

Definition, value used, and reference for each model parameter. DOI: https://doi.org/10.1525/elementa.318.t3

SubmodelParameterDefinitionValueSource

 
Reproduction n number of recruits entering the population per week 46 Bozec et al., 2016  
Size at recruitment fork length of fish upon creation in the model 1 cm Choat et al., 2003  

 
Growth Linf maximum length 39 cm Bozec et al., 2016  
K growth coefficient function of Linf O’Farrell et al., 2015b  

 
Maturation Size at maturity size at which fish become initial phase 15 cm van Rooij et al., 1996b  

 
Sex change: fixed Ltran size at which fish have a 50% chance of changing sex 37 cm calibrationa 
qfixed transition rate coefficient 0.7 calibration 

 
Sex change: relative frequency freq.smallertrans size quantile at which fish have a 50% chance of changing sex 1.0 calibration 
qrel.freq transition rate coefficient 11 calibration 

 
Sex change: territorial targetterritories target sex ratio assigned to each territory X~N(4, 1) van Rooij et al., 1996b  
thresholdgroup target sex ratio assigned to group area 1.75 calibration 

 
Natural mortality a.pred predation scalar 2.4 calibration 
b.pred predation rate coefficient –1.26 calibration 
a.sen senescence scalar 0.00011 calibration 
b.sen senescence rate coefficient 5.2 calibration 
SubmodelParameterDefinitionValueSource

 
Reproduction n number of recruits entering the population per week 46 Bozec et al., 2016  
Size at recruitment fork length of fish upon creation in the model 1 cm Choat et al., 2003  

 
Growth Linf maximum length 39 cm Bozec et al., 2016  
K growth coefficient function of Linf O’Farrell et al., 2015b  

 
Maturation Size at maturity size at which fish become initial phase 15 cm van Rooij et al., 1996b  

 
Sex change: fixed Ltran size at which fish have a 50% chance of changing sex 37 cm calibrationa 
qfixed transition rate coefficient 0.7 calibration 

 
Sex change: relative frequency freq.smallertrans size quantile at which fish have a 50% chance of changing sex 1.0 calibration 
qrel.freq transition rate coefficient 11 calibration 

 
Sex change: territorial targetterritories target sex ratio assigned to each territory X~N(4, 1) van Rooij et al., 1996b  
thresholdgroup target sex ratio assigned to group area 1.75 calibration 

 
Natural mortality a.pred predation scalar 2.4 calibration 
b.pred predation rate coefficient –1.26 calibration 
a.sen senescence scalar 0.00011 calibration 
b.sen senescence rate coefficient 5.2 calibration 

aCalibration in all cases involved systematically varying parameter values until model outputs coincided with the observed population characteristics of the unfished populations in Bonaire.

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