Ceriodaphnia dubia (Waterflea):  

Predictions & Data for this entry

Model:  std  

MRE = 0.103
SMSE = 0.115

Zero-variate data
ab 2 2.191 (0.09539)dage at birthAndeBenk1994
tp3.6 3.249 (0.09736)dtime since birth at pubertyAndeBenk1994
am 59 45.6 (0.2271)dlife spanAndeBenk1994
Lb0.036 0.03666 (0.01838)cmlength at birthAndeBenk1994
Lp0.063 0.05244 (0.1677)cmlength at pubertyAndeBenk1994
Li0.09832 0.0983 (0.0002496)cmultimate lengthAndeBenk1994
Wdb8.8e-07 3.442e-07 (0.6089)gdry weight at birthAndeBenk1994
Wdi6.71e-06 6.634e-06 (0.01134)gultimate dry weightAndeBenk1994
Ni75.9 72.66 (0.04274)-total number of offspringAndeBenk1994
Uni-variate data
DatasetFigure(RE)Independent variableDependent variableReference
Tab see Fig. 1 (0.1628)temperatureage at birthAndeBenk1994
Ttp see Fig. 2 (0.222)temperaturetime since birth at pubertyAndeBenk1994
Ttm see Fig. 3 (0.3072)temperaturelifespanAndeBenk1994
tN_10 see Fig. 4 (22.21)time since birthcumulative # of eggsAndeBenk1994
tN_15 see Fig. 4 (2.903)time since birthcumulative # of eggsAndeBenk1994
tN_20 see Fig. 4 (1.585)time since birthcumulative # of eggsAndeBenk1994
tN_25 see Fig. 4 (1.761)time since birthcumulative # of eggsAndeBenk1994
tL_10 see Fig. 5 (0.0762)timelengthAndeBenk1994
tL_15 see Fig. 5 (0.04987)timelengthAndeBenk1994
tL_20 see Fig. 5 (0.03354)timelengthAndeBenk1994
tL_25 see Fig. 5 (0.02813)timelengthAndeBenk1994
Pseudo-data at Tref
DataGeneralised animalCeriodaphnia dubiaUnitDescription
v 0.02 0.01015cm/denergy conductance
kap 0.8 0.4562-allocation fraction to soma
kap_R 0.95 0.95-reproduction efficiency
p_M 18 1306J/d.cm^3vol-spec som maint
k_J 0.002 0.0021/dmaturity maint rate coefficient
kap_G 0.8 0.7998-growth efficiency


  • [Wiki] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ceriodaphnia_dubia.
  • [AndeBenk1994] D. H. Anderson and A. C. Benke. Growth and reproduction of the cladoceran Ceriodaphnia dubia from a forested floodplain swamp. Limnol. Oceanogr., 39(7):1517--1527, 1994.
  • [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

Kim Ladermann, 2016/12/14

accepted: 2017/02/03

refer to this entry as: AmP Ceriodaphnia dubia version 2017/02/03 bio.vu.nl/thb/deb/deblab/add_my_pet/