Baetis rhodani (Large Dark Olive):  

Predictions & Data for this entry

Model:  hep  

MRE = 0.135
SMSE = 0.224

Zero-variate data
ab10.31 7.768 (0.2466)dage at birthElliHump1980
tj 99 118.8 (0.1995)dtime since birth at emergenceHump1979
am101 101 (0.0002765)dtime since birth at deathHump1979
Lb0.053 0.01389 (0.738)cmultimate length nymphElliHump1980
Lj1.06 1.097 (0.03446)cmultimate length nymphBaueSold2012
Li1.3 1.295 (0.004147)cmultimate lengthBaueSold2012
Wwj0.0206 0.02125 (0.03155)gmaximum wet weight of nymphZeli1984
Ni2464 2458 (0.002471)#total number of eggsElliHump1980
Uni-variate data
DatasetFigure(RE)Independent variableDependent variableReference
Tab see Fig. 1 (0.07501)temperatureage at birthElliHump1980
tL see Fig. 2 (0.01889)time since start of experimentlengthHump1979
LW see Fig. 3 (0.1266)body lengthdry weightsBeck2011
LN see Fig. 4 (0.1374)lengthegg numberElliHump1980
Pseudo-data at Tref
DataGeneralised animalBaetis rhodaniUnitDescription
v 0.02 0.01266cm/denergy conductance
kap 0.8 0.4522-allocation fraction to soma
kap_R 0.95 0.95-reproduction efficiency
p_M 18 16.53J/^3vol-spec som maint
k_J 0.002 0.0021/dmaturity maint rate coefficient
kap_G 0.8 0.8023-growth efficiency


  • This entry was financially supported by the CEFIC Long-range Research Initiative (project number ECO28)


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Bibtex files with references for this entry

Andre Gergs, 2017/05/25

accepted: 2017/07/19

refer to this entry as: AmP Baetis rhodani version 2017/07/19