Euphausia superba (Antarctic krill):  

Parameter values for this entry

Model:  std  

Primary parameters at reference temperature (20 deg. C)
symbol value units description
p_Am 504.204 J/^2{p_Am}, spec assimilation flux
F_m 6.5 l/^2{F_m}, max spec searching rate
kap_X 0.5785 -digestion efficiency of food to reserve
kap_P 0.37 -faecation efficiency of food to faeces
v 0.06037 cm/denergy conductance
kap 0.8946 -allocation fraction to soma
kap_R 0.95 -reproduction efficiency
p_M 452.6 J/^3[p_M], vol-spec somatic maint
p_T 0 J/^2{p_T}, surf-spec somatic maint
k_J 0.002 1/dmaturity maint rate coefficient
E_G 4400 J/cm^3[E_G], spec cost for structure
E_Hb 0.01491 Jmaturity at birth
E_Hp 329.2 Jmaturity at puberty
h_a 3.299e-07 1/d^2Weibull aging acceleration
s_G 0.0001 -Gompertz stress coefficient
Parameters specific for this entry at reference temperature (20 deg. C)
symbol value units description
E_Hh 0.01332 Jmaturity at hatch
E_Hj 0.6907 Jmaturity at metam
Lw_0f 0.85 cminitial length for tL_f data
Lw_0m 0.47 cminitial length for tL_m data
del_M 0.1499 -shape coefficient
f 1 -scaled functional response for 0-var data
f_tL 0.6946 -scaled functional response for tL_f, tL_m data
f_tW 0.3523 -scaled functional response for tW data
t_0 4.932 dtime at start development
Temperature parameters
symbol value units description
T_A 5630 KArrhenius temperature
T_ref 293.15 KReference temperature
Chemical parameters
Food Structure Reserve Faeces
Chemical potentials (J/C-mol) 525000 500000 550000480000
Specific density for dry weight (g/cm^3) 0.17 0.17 0.170.17
Food Structure Reserve Faeces
Chemical indices for organicsCarbon 1 111
Hydrogen 1.8
Oxygen 0.5
Nitrogen 0.15
Chemical indices for mineralsCarbon 1 000
Hydrogen 0 203
Oxygen 2 120
Nitrogen 0 001