Grus americana (Whooping crane):  

Predictions & Data for this entry

Model:  std  

MRE = 0.119
SMSE = 0.148

Zero-variate data
ab 29 28.96 (0.001324)dage at birthRickBrun1986
tx 78 77.94 (0.0008091)dtime since birth at fledgingRickBrun1986
tR1040 674.1 (0.3519)dtime since birth at 1st broodWiki
am8760 8809 (0.005637)dlife spanAnAge
Wwb150 141.6 (0.05578)gwet weight at birthAnAge
WwR7500 7055 (0.05935)gwet weight at 1st broodAnAge
Wwi7500 7055 (0.05935)gultimate wet weightAnAge
Ri0.005479 0.005403 (0.01398)#/dmaximum reprod rateAnAge
Uni-variate data
DatasetFigure(RE)Independent variableDependent variableReference
tW see Fig. 1 (0.5263)time since birthwet weightRickBrun1986
Pseudo-data at Tref
DataGeneralised animalGrus americanaUnitDescription
v 0.02 0.08cm/denergy conductance
kap 0.8 0.9471-allocation fraction to soma
kap_R 0.95 0.95-reproduction efficiency
p_M 18 2220J/^3vol-spec som maint
k_J 0.002 0.0021/dmaturity maint rate coefficient
kap_G 0.8 0.7981-growth efficiency


  • Body temperature only on target after a few days, as discussed in Kooy2010; all temps are guessed
  • Energy conductance v is poorly determined by this data


  • Wiki
  • Kooy2010
  • RickBrun1986
  • AnAge
  • wildpro

Bibtex files with references for this entry

Bas Kooijman, 2017/01/23

accepted: 2017/01/23

refer to this entry as: AmP Grus americana version 2017/01/23