Larus argentatus (European herring gull):  

Predictions & Data for this entry

Model:  std  

MRE = 0.099
SMSE = 0.170

Zero-variate data
ab 29 29.08 (0.002865)dage at birthSnowPerr1998
tx37.5 37.59 (0.002458)dtime since birth at fledgingSnowPerr1998
tR1095 493.7 (0.5492)dtime since birth at 1st broodCramSimm1983
am1.789e+04 1.817e+04 (0.01611)dlife spanTacuCrai2013
Li59.5 59.27 (0.003843)cmultimate total lengthSnowPerr1998
Wwb67.5 52.45 (0.223)gwet weight at birthADW
WwR1020 1064 (0.04306)gwet weight at 1st broodSpaa1971
Wwi1020 1064 (0.04306)gultimate wet weightSpaa1971
Ri0.008219 0.008133 (0.01054)#/dmaximum reprod rateSnowPerr1998
Uni-variate data
DatasetFigure(RE)Independent variableDependent variableReference
tW see Fig. 1 (0.1003)time since birthwet weightSpaa1971
Pseudo-data at Tref
DataGeneralised animalLarus argentatusUnitDescription
v 0.02 0.4344cm/denergy conductance
kap 0.8 0.9857-allocation fraction to soma
kap_R 0.95 0.95-reproduction efficiency
p_M 18 360.4J/^3vol-spec som maint
k_J 0.002 0.0021/dmaturity maint rate coefficient
kap_G 0.8 0.7992-growth efficiency


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  • [ADW]
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  • [Rahn1991] H. Rahn. Why birds lay eggs. In D. C. Deeming and M. W. J. Fergunson, editors, Egg incubation: its effects on embryonic development in birds and reptiles, pages 345--360. Cambridge University Press, 1991.
  • [SnowPerr1998] D. W. Snow and C. M. Perrins. The Birds of the Western Palearctic, Concise Edition. Oxford University Press, Oxford, 1998.
  • [Spaa1971] A. L. Spaans. On the feeding ecology of the herring gull Larus argentatus Pont, in the northern part of the Netherlands. Ardea, 59:98--188, 1971.
  • [TacuCrai2013] R. Tacutu, T. Craig, A. Budovsky, D. Wuttke, G. Lehmann, D. Taranukha, J. Costa, V. E. Fraifeld, and J. P. de Magalhães. Human ageing genomic resources: Integrated databases and tools for the biology and genetics of ageing. Nucleic Acids Research, 41:D1027--D1033, 2013.

Bibtex files with references for this entry

Carlos MGL Teixeira, 2012/01/13 (last modified by Bas Kooijman 2016/11/25)

accepted: 2016/11/25

refer to this entry as: AmP Larus argentatus version 2016/11/25