Aldabrachelys gigantea (Aldabra giant tortoise):  

Predictions & Data for this entry

Model:  std  

MRE = 0.060
SMSE = 0.065

Zero-variate data
ab107 113.8 (0.06309)dage at birthWiki
tp9125 8883 (0.02649)dtime since birth at pubertyADW
am6.424e+04 6.424e+04 (3.337e-05)dlife spanADW
Lb 5 6.499 (0.2999)cmcarapace length at birthErnsBarb1989
Lp 45 45.41 (0.009102)cmcarapace length at puberty for femalesADW
Lpm 60 52.9 (0.1183)cmcarapace length at puberty for malesADW
Li 91 90.36 (0.006996)cmultimate carapace length for femalesWiki
Lim120 105.7 (0.1195)cmultimate carapace length for malesADW
Wwb65.4 58.96 (0.09847)gwet weight at birthErnsBarb1989
Wwp1.988e+04 2.011e+04 (0.01178)gwet weight at puberty for femalesADW
Wwpm3.125e+04 3.258e+04 (0.04253)gwet weight at puberty for malesADW
Wwi1.59e+05 1.585e+05 (0.003382)gultimate wet weight for femalesWiki
Wwim2.5e+05 2.596e+05 (0.03827)gultimate wet weight for malesADW
Ri0.05479 0.05487 (0.001346)#/dmaximum reprod rateADW
Pseudo-data at Tref
DataGeneralised animalAldabrachelys giganteaUnitDescription
v 0.02 0.06381cm/denergy conductance
kap 0.8 0.8902-allocation fraction to soma
kap_R 0.95 0.95-reproduction efficiency
p_M 18 1.297J/^3vol-spec som maint
k_J 0.002 4.957e-051/dmaturity maint rate coefficient
kap_G 0.8 0.7994-growth efficiency
k 0.3 0.3-maintenance ratio


  • Males are assumed to differ from females by {p_Am} and E_Hp only
  • In view of low somatic maintenance, pseudodata k_J = 0.002 1/d is replaced by pseudodata k = 0.3


Bibtex files with references for this entry

Bas Kooijman, 2017/10/10

accepted: 2017/10/10

refer to this entry as: AmP Aldabrachelys gigantea version 2017/10/10