Thalassarche melanophrys (Black-browed albatross):  

Predictions & Data for this entry

Model:  std  

MRE = 0.106
SMSE = 0.232

Zero-variate data
ab72.1 72.1 (5.042e-05)dage at birthTickPind1975
tx120 120.2 (0.001693)dtime since birth at fledgingADW
tR2920 560.5 (0.8081)dtime since birth at 1st broodPrin1976
am1.606e+04 1.531e+04 (0.04701)dlife spanButtBatt2008
Li529.8 515.9 (0.02629)cmultimate wing lengthTickPind1975
Lim540.9 549.5 (0.01589)cmultimate wing lengthTickPind1975
Wwb175.8 166.6 (0.05255)gwet weight at birthTickPind1975
WwR3170 3345 (0.05528)gwet weight at 1st broodTickPind1975
Wwi3170 3345 (0.05528)gultimate wet weight for femalesTickPind1975
Wwim3710 4154 (0.1197)gultimate wet weight for malesTickPind1975
Ri0.00274 0.002617 (0.04488)#/dmaximum reprod rateTickPind1975
Uni-variate data
DatasetFigure(RE)Independent variableDependent variableReference
tW see Fig. 1 (0.04369)time since birthwet weightPrin1976
Pseudo-data at Tref
DataGeneralised animalThalassarche melanophrysUnitDescription
v 0.02 0.4618cm/denergy conductance
kap 0.8 0.9871-allocation fraction to soma
kap_R 0.95 0.95-reproduction efficiency
p_M 18 171.9J/^3vol-spec som maint
k_J 0.002 0.0021/dmaturity maint rate coefficient
kap_G 0.8 0.8013-growth efficiency


  • Wing length ontogeny is not used, because growth is not isomorphic
  • Males are assumed to differ from females by {p_Am} only


  • Wiki
  • Kooy2010
  • TickPind1975
  • Prin1976
  • ADW
  • ButtBatt2008

Bibtex files with references for this entry

Philipp Boersch-Supan, Sarah Burgan, 2015/04/20 (last modified by Bas Kooijman 2016/11/25)

accepted: 2016/11/29

refer to this entry as: AmP Thalassarche melanophrys version 2016/11/29