Cerastoderma edule (Common cockle):  

Predictions & Data for this entry

Model:  abj  

MRE = 0.045
SMSE = 0.054

Zero-variate data
ab 3 2.996 (0.001203)dage at birthCard2007
tp280 280.6 (0.002257)dtime since birth at pubertyCard2009
am5160 5144 (0.003108)dlife spanFreiCard2009
Lb0.015 0.01411 (0.05902)cmtotal length at birthCard2007
Lp1.2 1.19 (0.008516)cmtotal length at pubertyCard2009
Li 5 5.046 (0.009117)cmultimate total lengthCard2007
Wdp0.0098 0.01177 (0.2013)gdry weight at pubertyCard2009
Wdi0.9 0.8979 (0.002373)gultimate dry weightCard2009
Ri4658 4657 (0.0001223)#/dmaximum reprod rateHonk1998
rB0.001 0.001159 (0.1588)1/dmaximum reprod rateCard2007
Pseudo-data at Tref
DataGeneralised animalCerastoderma eduleUnitDescription
v 0.02 0.009152cm/denergy conductance
kap 0.8 0.9689-allocation fraction to soma
kap_R 0.95 0.95-reproduction efficiency
p_M 18 18.33J/d.cm^3vol-spec som maint
k_J 0.002 0.0021/dmaturity maint rate coefficient
kap_G 0.8 0.8001-growth efficiency


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Bibtex files with references for this entry

Bas Kooijman, 2011/09/23

accepted: 2015/12/07

refer to this entry as: AmP Cerastoderma edule version 2015/12/07 bio.vu.nl/thb/deb/deblab/add_my_pet/