Protoreaster nodosus (Horned sea star):  

Parameter values for this entry

Model:  abj  

Primary parameters at reference temperature (20 deg. C)
symbol value units description
p_Am 8.93037 J/^2{p_Am}, spec assimilation flux
F_m 6.5 l/^2{F_m}, max spec searching rate
kap_X 0.6 -digestion efficiency of food to reserve
kap_P 0.1 -faecation efficiency of food to faeces
v 0.019702 cm/denergy conductance
kap 0.96418 -allocation fraction to soma
kap_R 0.95 -reproduction efficiency
p_M 4.1833 J/^3[p_M], vol-spec somatic maint
p_T 0 J/^2{p_T}, surf-spec somatic maint
k_J 0.00053263 1/dmaturity maint rate coefficient
E_G 2358.08 J/cm^3[E_G], spec cost for structure
E_Hb 0.0005905 Jmaturity at birth
E_Hj 0.03643 Jmaturity at metam
E_Hp 17340 Jmaturity at puberty
h_a 1.625e-10 1/d^2Weibull aging acceleration
s_G 0.0001 -Gompertz stress coefficient
Parameters specific for this entry at reference temperature (20 deg. C)
symbol value units description
f 1 -scaled functional response for 0-var data
f_LdL 0.80736 -scaled functional response for LdL data
Temperature parameters
symbol value units description
T_A 8000 KArrhenius temperature
T_ref 293.15 KReference temperature
Chemical parameters
Food Structure Reserve Faeces
Chemical potentials (J/C-mol) 525000 500000 550000480000
Specific density for dry weight (g/cm^3) 0.09 0.09 0.090.09
Food Structure Reserve Faeces
Chemical indices for organicsCarbon 1 111
Hydrogen 1.8
Oxygen 0.5
Nitrogen 0.15
Chemical indices for mineralsCarbon 1 000
Hydrogen 0 203
Oxygen 2 120
Nitrogen 0 001