Emys orbicularis (European pond turtle):  

Predictions & Data for this entry

Model:  std  

MRE = 0.057
SMSE = 0.052

Zero-variate data
ab 95 99.74 (0.0499)dage at birthADW
ap2008 1892 (0.05744)dage at pubertyADW
am4.38e+04 4.38e+04 (4.197e-06)dlife spanAnAge
Lb2.6 2.353 (0.095)cmtotal length at birthemys_home
Lp12.7 14.61 (0.1505)cmtotal length at pubertyADW
Li 20 19.28 (0.03586)cmultimate total lengthdinoanimals
Wwb 5 5.084 (0.01671)gwet weight at birthemys_home
Ri0.02466 0.02469 (0.001193)#/dmaximum reprod rateADW
Uni-variate data
DatasetFigure(RE)Independent variableDependent variableReference
tL see Fig. 1 (0.09108)timestraight carapace lengthMasiFice2015
tW see Fig. 2 (0.06808)timewet weightMasiFice2015
Pseudo-data at Tref
DataGeneralised animalEmys orbicularisUnitDescription
v 0.02 0.03378cm/denergy conductance
kap 0.8 0.9608-allocation fraction to soma
kap_R 0.95 0.95-reproduction efficiency
p_M 18 22.73J/d.cm^3vol-spec som maint
k_J 0.002 0.0021/dmaturity maint rate coefficient
kap_G 0.8 0.8006-growth efficiency


  • If eggs develop below 25 C males hatch, above 30 C females (ref: ADW)
  • Males are smaller than females and reach puberty earlier (ref: Wiki)


Bibtex files with references for this entry

Bas Kooijman, 2017/10/04

accepted: 2017/10/04

refer to this entry as: AmP Emys orbicularis version 2017/10/04 bio.vu.nl/thb/deb/deblab/add_my_pet/