Poecilia reticulata (Guppy):  

Predictions & Data for this entry

Model:  std  

MRE = 0.082
SMSE = 0.094

Zero-variate data
ab 28 24.02 (0.1421)dage at birthWiki
tp 74 74.26 (0.003493)dtime since birth at pubertyWiki
am912.5 940.5 (0.03067)dlife spanWiki
Lb0.7 0.7645 (0.09216)cmtotal length at birthGarcTron2008
Li 5 5.64 (0.1281)cmultimate total lengthWiki
Wwb0.002701 0.002707 (0.002274)gwet weight at birthGarcTron2008
Wwi1.075 1.087 (0.01156)gultimate wet weightGarcTron2008
Ri1.786 1.723 (0.03516)#/dmaximum reprod rate Wiki, GarcTron2008
Uni-variate data
DatasetFigure(RE)Independent variableDependent variableReference
tL see Fig. 1 (0.08543)time since birthtotal lengthComf1983
tLf see Fig. 1 (0.07021)time since birthtotal lengthComf1983
tS see Fig. 2 (0.2986)time since birthsurviving fractionComf1983
tSf see Fig. 2 (3.717)time since birthsurviving fractionComf1983
tL_Ursi1967 see Fig. 3 (0.08937)time since birthtotal lengthUrsi1967
Pseudo-data at Tref
DataGeneralised animalPoecilia reticulataUnitDescription
v 0.02 0.009637cm/denergy conductance
kap 0.8 0.546-allocation fraction to soma
kap_R 0.95 0.95-reproduction efficiency
p_M 18 69.11J/d.cm^3vol-spec som maint
k_J 0.002 0.0021/dmaturity maint rate coefficient
kap_G 0.8 0.802-growth efficiency


  • The guppy is ovoviviparous, not viviparous, so reproduction is by eggs (ref: Wiki)


  • This entry concerns the female only


  • Wiki
  • Kooy2010
  • GarcTron2008
  • Comf1983
  • Ursi1967

Bibtex files with references for this entry

Bas Kooijman, 2011/12/16 (last modified by Bas Kooijman 2016/10/27)

accepted: 2017/01/02

refer to this entry as: AmP Poecilia reticulata version 2017/01/02 bio.vu.nl/thb/deb/deblab/add_my_pet/