Latimeria chalumnae (Coelacanth):  

Predictions & Data for this entry

Model:  std  

MRE = 0.095
SMSE = 0.108

Zero-variate data
ab427 480.6 (0.1256)dage at birthWiki
ap5840 5924 (0.01446)dage at pubertyFroeLour2000
am1.752e+04 1.752e+04 (5.105e-09)dlife spanAnAge
Lb 36 26.2 (0.2721)cmtotal length at birthSmithonian
Lp150 138.5 (0.07673)cmtotal length at pubertySmithonian
Li199 185.8 (0.06608)cmultimate total length for femaleFroeLour2000
Lim168 168 (2.512e-09)cmultimate total length for maleFroeLour2000
Wwi8e+04 8.616e+04 (0.07698)gultimate wet weightWiki
Ri0.04098 0.03558 (0.1318)#/dmaximum reprod rateWiki
Uni-variate data
DatasetFigure(RE)Independent variableDependent variableReference
tL see Fig. 1 (0.0631)time since birthtotal lengthFroeLour2000
LW see Fig. 2 (0.2153)total lengthwet weightFroeLour2000
Pseudo-data at Tref
DataGeneralised animalLatimeria chalumnaeUnitDescription
v 0.02 0.04783cm/denergy conductance
kap 0.8 0.7253-allocation fraction to soma
kap_R 0.95 0.95-reproduction efficiency
p_M 18 19.06J/^3vol-spec som maint
k_J 0.002 0.0021/dmaturity maint rate coefficient
kap_G 0.8 0.8001-growth efficiency


  • Adult females slightly larger than males; ovoviviparous (ref: Wiki)


  • Males are assumed to differ from females by {p_Am} only


  • Wiki
  • Kooy2010
  • FroeLour2000
  • AnAge
  • Smithonian

Bibtex files with references for this entry

Bas Kooijman, 2012/10/03

accepted: 2015/09/10

refer to this entry as: AmP Latimeria chalumnae version 2015/09/10