Pyxicephalus adspersus (African bullfrog):  

Predictions & Data for this entry

Model:  std  

MRE = 0.143
SMSE = 0.141

Zero-variate data
ab 3 3.005 (0.001679)dage at birthguess
tj 21 24.29 (0.1569)dtime since birth at metamADW
tp 40 32.66 (0.1836)dtime since metam at pubertyHayeLich1992
am1.643e+04 1.647e+04 (0.002513)dlife spanAnAge
Lb0.3 0.3003 (0.0009368)cmtotal length at birthguess
Lj1.4 2.632 (0.8801)cmbody length at metamHayeLich1992
Lp5.3 5.162 (0.026)cmbody length at pubertyHayeLich1992
Li19.2 15.11 (0.2129)cmultimate body length for femalesHayeLich1992
Lim24.5 17.48 (0.2864)cmultimate body length for malesWiki
Wwb0.01 0.01013 (0.01285)gwet weight at birthguess
Wwj6.5 4.656 (0.2836)gwet weight at metamHayeLich1992
Wwp 30 35.13 (0.1709)gwet weight at pubertyHayeLich1992
Wwi838 881.1 (0.05144)gultimate wet weight for femalesWiki
Wwim1400 1559 (0.1135)gultimate wet weight for malesWiki
Ri10.96 11.02 (0.005163)#/dmaximum reprod rateWiki
Uni-variate data
DatasetFigure(RE)Independent variableDependent variableReference
tL_f see Fig. 1 (0.08166)time since hatchbody lengthHayeLich1992
tL_m see Fig. 1 (0.09907)time since hatchbody lengthHayeLich1992
tW_f see Fig. 2 (0.06554)time since hatchwet weightHayeLich1992
tW_m see Fig. 2 (0.08809)time since hatchwet weightHayeLich1992
Pseudo-data at Tref
DataGeneralised animalPyxicephalus adspersusUnitDescription
v 0.02 0.03605cm/denergy conductance
kap 0.8 0.9884-allocation fraction to soma
kap_R 0.95 0.95-reproduction efficiency
p_M 18 516.5J/^3vol-spec som maint
k_J 0.002 0.0021/dmaturity maint rate coefficient
kap_G 0.8 0.8006-growth efficiency


  • Male takes care of tadpoles (ref: EoL)


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


Bibtex files with references for this entry

Bas Kooijman, 2017/10/25

accepted: 2017/10/25

refer to this entry as: AmP Pyxicephalus adspersus version 2017/10/25