Corophium volutator (Amphipod):  

Predictions & Data for this entry

Model:  std  

MRE = 0.127
SMSE = 0.241

Zero-variate data
ab 14 13.6 (0.02829)dage at birth FishMill1979, MollRose1982
ap 29 30.52 (0.05258)dage at pubertyMollRose1982
am365 365.3 (0.0007386)dlife spanHugh1988
Lb0.1 0.1118 (0.1177)cmphysical length at birth FishMill1979, MollRose1982
Lp0.5 0.1332 (0.7336)cmphysical length at puberty MeisBick1997, FishMill1979, MollRose1982
Li1.05 1.084 (0.03247)cmultimate physical lengthMollRose1982
Wdi0.006594 0.00392 (0.4055)gultimate dry weightBirk1977
Ri0.2904 0.2903 (0.0003046)#/dmaximum reprod rateConrDepl1999
Uni-variate data
DatasetFigure(RE)Independent variableDependent variableReference
tL see Fig. 1 (0.05172)time since birthphysical lengthBirk1977
LWd see Fig. 2 (0.1291)physical lengthdry weightBirk1977
Pseudo-data at Tref
DataGeneralised animalCorophium volutatorUnitDescription
v 0.02 0.01635cm/denergy conductance
kap 0.8 0.9132-allocation fraction to soma
kap_R 0.95 0.95-reproduction efficiency
p_M 18 31.32J/^3vol-spec som maint
k_J 0.002 0.0021/dmaturity maint rate coefficient
kap_G 0.8 0.8055-growth efficiency


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Bibtex files with references for this entry

Anouk Goedknegt, 2015/07/01 (last modified by Bas Kooijman 2016/02/22)

accepted: 2016/02/24

refer to this entry as: AmP Corophium volutator version 2016/02/24