Branchiostoma floridae (Florida lancelet):  

Predictions & Data for this entry

Model:  abj  

MRE = 0.225
SMSE = 0.318

Zero-variate data
ab2.5 2.538 (0.01533)dage at birthStokHoll1995
aj_30 28 14.06 (0.4979)dage at metam at 30 CStokHoll1995
aj_22 45 28.8 (0.3599)dage at metam at 22 CStokHoll1995
ap 42 46.37 (0.1041)dage at pubertyStokHoll1995
am2008 2057 (0.0245)dlife spanStokHoll1995
Lb0.3 0.1727 (0.4245)cmtotal length at birthStok1996
Lj0.5 0.5827 (0.1654)cmtotal length at metamStok1996
Lp2.3 2.358 (0.02527)cmtotal length at pubertyStokHoll1995
Li 6 6.053 (0.008847)cmultimate total lengthSaitMimu2005
Wwb7.221e-05 9.596e-06 (0.8671)gwet weight at birthestimated
Wwj0.0003169 0.0003689 (0.1643)gwet weight at metamestimated
Wwp0.0263 0.02445 (0.07032)gwet weight at pubertyestimated
Wwi0.4218 0.4135 (0.01956)gultimate wet weightestimated
Ri250 241 (0.03603)#/dmaximum reprod rateStokHoll1995
Uni-variate data
DatasetFigure(RE)Independent variableDependent variableReference
TO_01 see Fig. 1 (0.8061)tempO2 consumptionCourNewe1965
TO_02 see Fig. 1 (0.5061)tempO2 consumptionCourNewe1965
TO_03 see Fig. 1 (0.1814)tempO2 consumptionCourNewe1965
TO_04 see Fig. 1 (0.2457)tempO2 consumptionCourNewe1965
tL_92 see Fig. 2 (0.05175)time since settlementlengthStok1996
tL_93 see Fig. 2 (0.1404)time since settlementlengthStok1996
tL_94 see Fig. 3 (0.09519)time since settlementlengthStok1996
tLe_30 see Fig. 4 (0.1899)ageembryo lengthStokHoll1995
tLe_22 see Fig. 4 (0.1791)ageembryo lengthStokHoll1995
Pseudo-data at Tref
DataGeneralised animalBranchiostoma floridaeUnitDescription
v 0.02 0.0117cm/denergy conductance
kap 0.8 0.8286-allocation fraction to soma
kap_R 0.95 0.95-reproduction efficiency
p_M 18 26.08J/^3vol-spec som maint
k_J 0.002 0.0011/dmaturity maint rate coefficient
kap_G 0.8 0.8021-growth efficiency


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Bibtex files with references for this entry

Bas Kooijman, 2011/10/11

accepted: 2015/09/09

refer to this entry as: AmP Branchiostoma floridae version 2015/09/09