Physeter macrocephalus (Sperm whale):  

Predictions & Data for this entry

Model:  stx  

MRE = 0.052
SMSE = 0.067

Zero-variate data
tg502 534.4 (0.0645)dgestation timeAnAge
tx560 560.4 (0.0006467)dtime since birth at weaningAnAge
tp2922 2923 (0.0004192)dtime since birth at puberty for femaleAnAge
tpm3650 3655 (0.001419)dtime since birth at puberty for maleAnAge
am2.811e+04 2.816e+04 (0.001924)dlife spanAnAge
Lb400 412.7 (0.0318)cmtotal length at birthADW
Li1100 1050 (0.04518)cmultimate length of femaleADW
Lim2050 1522 (0.2573)cmultimate length of maleADW
Wwb1e+06 8.811e+05 (0.1189)gwet weight at birthWiki
Wwi1.4e+07 1.452e+07 (0.03723)gultimate wet weight femalesWiki
Wwim5.7e+07 6.127e+07 (0.07496)gultimate wet weight malesWiki
Ri0.0005479 0.0005492 (0.002292)#/dmaximum reprod rate AnAge
Uni-variate data
DatasetFigure(RE)Independent variableDependent variableReference
tL see Fig. 1 (0.04139)time since birthlengthEvanHind2004
Pseudo-data at Tref
DataGeneralised animalPhyseter macrocephalusUnitDescription
v 0.02 0.0685cm/denergy conductance
kap 0.8 0.9113-allocation fraction to soma
kap_R 0.95 0.95-reproduction efficiency
p_M 18 20.31J/^3vol-spec som maint
k_J 0.002 0.0021/dmaturity maint rate coefficient
kap_G 0.8 0.8001-growth efficiency


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


Bibtex files with references for this entry

Bas Kooijman, 2017/01/08

accepted: 2017/01/08

refer to this entry as: AmP Physeter macrocephalus version 2017/01/08