Rissa tridactyla (Black-legged kittiwake):  

Predictions & Data for this entry

Model:  std  

MRE = 0.119
SMSE = 0.225

Zero-variate data
ab 27 27.51 (0.01891)dage at birthAnAge
tx 32 32.23 (0.007166)dtime since birth at fledgingLancRoby2000
tR1460 499.7 (0.6578)dtime since birth at 1st broodAnAge
am1.04e+04 1.04e+04 (9.618e-05)dlife spanAnAge
Wwb 30 30.43 (0.01427)gwet weight at birthLancRoby2000
Wwi490 570.3 (0.1639)gultimate wet weightWiki
Ri0.005479 0.005468 (0.00202)#/dmaximum reprod rateAnAge
Uni-variate data
DatasetFigure(RE)Independent variableDependent variableReference
tW see Fig. 1 (0.08548)time since birthwet weightLancRoby2000
Pseudo-data at Tref
DataGeneralised animalRissa tridactylaUnitDescription
v 0.02 0.6737cm/denergy conductance
kap 0.8 0.9815-allocation fraction to soma
kap_R 0.95 0.95-reproduction efficiency
p_M 18 245.6J/d.cm^3vol-spec som maint
k_J 0.002 0.0021/dmaturity maint rate coefficient
kap_G 0.8 0.8007-growth efficiency


  • Main food at Pribolof Islands: mostly juvenile walleye pollock (Theragra chalcogramma) and sandlance(Ammodytes hexapterus) (ref: LancRoby2000)


  • The creation of this entry was supported by the Norwegian Science Council (NFR 255295)


  • [Wiki] http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Rissa_tridactyla.
  • [AnAge] http://genomics.senescence.info/species/entry.php?species=Rissa_tridactyla.
  • [Kooy2010] S.A.L.M. Kooijman. Dynamic Energy Budget theory for metabolic organisation. Cambridge Univ. Press, Cambridge, 2010.
  • [LancRoby2000] B. Lance and D. Roby. Diet and postnatal growth in red-legged and blacklegged kittiwakes: An interspecies cross-fostering experiment. The Auk, 117:1016--1028, 2000.
  • [Rahn1991] H. Rahn. Why birds lay eggs. In D. C. Deeming and M. W. J. Fergunson, editors, Egg incubation: its effects on embryonic development in birds and reptiles, pages 345--360. Cambridge University Press, 1991.

Bibtex files with references for this entry

Bas Kooijman, Starrlight Augustine, 2017/01/13

accepted: 2017/01/13

refer to this entry as: AmP Rissa tridactyla version 2017/01/13 bio.vu.nl/thb/deb/deblab/add_my_pet/