Oryzias latipes (Medaka):  

Predictions & Data for this entry

Model:  abj  

MRE = 0.078
SMSE = 0.098

Zero-variate data
ab 11 10.55 (0.04064)dage at birthFabe2013
tj 28 28.64 (0.02284)dtime since hatch at metamorphosisFabe2013
ap 60 55.45 (0.07587)dtime since hatch at pubertyFabe2013
am2008 2008 (0.0001507)dlife spanGhonEgam1982
Lb0.45 0.4501 (0.0002054)cmtotal length at birthIwam2004
Lj1.3 1.281 (0.01461)cmtotal length at metamorphosisIwam2004
Lp2.53 2.45 (0.03165)cmtotal length at pubertyKangYoko2002
Li 4 4.195 (0.04871)cmultimate total lengthFabe2013
Wwb0.00065 0.0006324 (0.02704)gwet weight at birthMartHint1995
Wdb0.00013 0.0001265 (0.02704)gdry weight at birthMartHint1995
Wwp0.178 0.1859 (0.04435)gwet weight at pubertyKangYoko2002
Wwi0.91 0.9331 (0.02543)gultimate wet weight femalesGhonEgam1982
Wwi_m0.76 0.7605 (0.0006639)gultimate wet weight malesGhonEgam1982
Ri 30 28.01 (0.06631)#/dmaximum reprod rateAnklJohn2004
Uni-variate data
DatasetFigure(RE)Independent variableDependent variableReference
tL see Fig. 1 (0.1083)time since hatchbody lengthSpenHuss2006
tL2 see Fig. 2 (0.1082)time since start of the experimentbody lengthGonzCarb2016
tW2_f see Fig. 3 (0.1204)time since birthwet weightTehHint1998
tW2_m see Fig. 3 (0.1269)time since birthwet weightTehHint1998
tW3 see Fig. 4 (0.2084)time since start of the experimentwet weightGonzCarb2016
tW4 see Fig. 5 (0.2634)time since hatchwet weightSpenHuss2006
LW see Fig. 6 (0.2913)total lengthwet weightSpenHuss2006
LW2 see Fig. 7 (0.05932)total lengthwet weightGonzCarb2016
Pseudo-data at Tref
DataGeneralised animalOryzias latipesUnitDescription
v 0.02 0.01271cm/denergy conductance
kap 0.8 0.4419-allocation fraction to soma
kap_R 0.95 0.95-reproduction efficiency
p_M 18 337.8J/d.cm^3vol-spec som maint
k_J 0.002 0.0021/dmaturity maint rate coefficient
kap_G 0.8 0.8008-growth efficiency


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


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Bibtex files with references for this entry

Kim Ladermann, Andre Gergs, 2017/09/22

accepted: 2017/09/22

refer to this entry as: AmP Oryzias latipes version 2017/09/22 bio.vu.nl/thb/deb/deblab/add_my_pet/