Aspidiophorus polystictos (Hairyback):  

Predictions & Data for this entry

Model:  std  

MRE = 0.019
SMSE = 0.021

Zero-variate data
ab 2 1.861 (0.06937)dage at birthBalsToda1987
tp4.2 4.197 (0.0006288)dtime since birth at pubertyBalsToda1987
am24.6 24.59 (0.0004406)dlife spanBalsToda1987
Lb0.00904 0.009181 (0.01559)cmtotal length at birthBalsToda1987
L50.0122 0.0118 (0.03289)cmtotal length at 5 dBalsToda1987
Li0.01356 0.01382 (0.01884)cmultimate total lengthBalsToda1987
Wwb2.38e-08 2.364e-08 (0.006843)gwet weight at birthBalsToda1987
Wwi8.05e-08 8.054e-08 (0.000531)gultimate wet weightBalsToda1987
Ri0.5233 0.5085 (0.02828)#/dmaximum reprod rateBalsToda1987
Pseudo-data at Tref
DataGeneralised animalAspidiophorus polystictosUnitDescription
v 0.02 0.005143cm/denergy conductance
kap 0.8 0.57-allocation fraction to soma
kap_R 0.95 0.95-reproduction efficiency
p_M 18 981.4J/^3vol-spec som maint
k_J 0.002 0.0021/dmaturity maint rate coefficient
kap_G 0.8 0.8003-growth efficiency


  • [Wiki]
  • [BalsToda1987] M. Balsamo and M. A. D. Todaro. Aspidiophorus polystictos, a new marine species (Gastrotricha, Chaetonoda) and its life cycle. Boll. Zool., 54:147--153, 1987.
  • [Kooy2010] S.A.L.M. Kooijman. Dynamic Energy Budget theory for metabolic organisation. Cambridge Univ. Press, Cambridge, 2010.

Bibtex files with references for this entry

Bas Kooijman, 2012/05/15 (last modified by Bas Kooijman 2016/10/15)

accepted: 2016/10/15

refer to this entry as: AmP Aspidiophorus polystictos version 2016/10/15