Loxodonta africana (African elephant):  

Predictions & Data for this entry

Model:  stx  

MRE = 0.097
SMSE = 0.089

Zero-variate data
tg670 715.7 (0.06817)dgestation timeAnAge
tx1071 1035 (0.03405)dtime since birth at weaningAnAge
tp4018 5033 (0.2525)dtime since birth at pubertyAnAge
am2.92e+04 2.79e+04 (0.04444)dlife spanAnAge
Lb 90 80.28 (0.108)cmshoulder height at birthAnAge
Lx135 139.2 (0.03145)cmshoulder height at weaningAnAge
Lp230 231.7 (0.007583)cmshoulder height st pubertyAnAge
Li250 255.6 (0.02244)cmultimate shoulder heightShraFerr2006
Wwb1.05e+05 1.187e+05 (0.1306)gwet weight at birthAnAge
Wwx6e+05 6.195e+05 (0.03244)gwet weight at weaningAnAge
Wwi4.8e+06 3.832e+06 (0.2017)gultimate wet weightAnAge
Ri0.0005479 0.0006083 (0.1102)#/dmaximum reprod rateAnAge
JXm4.5e+05 4.861e+05 (0.08025)g/ddaily plant intake at L_mWiki
Uni-variate data
DatasetFigure(RE)Independent variableDependent variableReference
tW_f see Fig. 1 (0.1259)time since birthwet weightLaws1966
tW_m see Fig. 1 (0.2495)time since birthwet weightLaws1966
tL_f see Fig. 2 (0.05529)time since birthshoulder heightShraFerr2006
tL_m see Fig. 2 (0.08937)time since birthshoulder heightShraFerr2006
Pseudo-data at Tref
DataGeneralised animalLoxodonta africanaUnitDescription
v 0.02 0.02135cm/denergy conductance
kap 0.8 0.9189-allocation fraction to soma
kap_R 0.95 0.95-reproduction efficiency
p_M 18 22.75J/d.cm^3vol-spec som maint
k_J 0.002 0.0014511/dmaturity maint rate coefficient
kap_G 0.8 0.8039-growth efficiency
t_0 0 0.5322dtime at start development
k 0.3 0.4978-maintenance ratio


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


  • Wiki
  • Kooy2010
  • Laws1966
  • ShraFerr2006
  • AnAge

Bibtex files with references for this entry

Bas Kooijman, 2011/10/27 (last modified by Bas Kooijman 2017/11/20)

accepted: 2017/11/20

refer to this entry as: AmP Loxodonta africana version 2017/11/20 bio.vu.nl/thb/deb/deblab/add_my_pet/