Predictions & Data for this entry

Model: std climate: ME migrate: Ms
COMPLETE = 2.6 ecozone: MAN food: biCik
MRE = 0.061 habitat: xiMcp, 0bTd gender: Dg
SMSE = 0.107 embryo: Tncfm reprod: O

Zero-variate data
ab 29 29.21 (0.007103)dage at birthNettBirk1985
tx27.5 27.24 (0.009442)dtime since birth at fledgingNettBirk1985
tR730 441.8 (0.3947)dtime since birth at first egg layingguess
am5913 6002 (0.01506)dlife spanguess
Ww031.6 31.6 (8.935e-05)gegg weightNettBirk1985
Wwb21.5 21.67 (0.007888)gwet weight at birthNettBirk1985
Wwx140 151.4 (0.08131)gwet weight at fledgingNettBirk1985
Wwi163.5 162.9 (0.00386)gultimate wet weightNettBirk1985
Ri0.00274 0.002724 (0.005744)#/dmaximum reprod rateNettBirk1985
Uni-variate data
DatasetFigure(RE)Independent variableDependent variableReference
tW see Fig. 1 (0.07112)time since birthwet weightGremFort2015
tW1 see Fig. 1 (0.07257)time since birthwet weightVerm1987
Pseudo-data at Tref
DataGeneralised animalAlle alleUnitDescription
v 0.02 0.2568cm/denergy conductance
kap 0.8 0.9933-allocation fraction to soma
kap_R 0.95 0.95-reproduction efficiency
p_M 18 895.7J/^3vol-spec som maint
k_J 0.002 0.0021/dmaturity maint rate coefficient
kap_G 0.8 0.8001-growth efficiency


  • Peak weight before fledging is only 75


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


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  • [GremFort2015] D. Gremillet, J. Fort, F. A. Ineau, E. Zakharova, T. Le Bot, E. Sala, and M. Gavrilo. Arctic warming: nonlinear impacts of sea-ice and glacier melt on seabird foraging. Global Change Biology, 21:1116--1123, 2015.
  • [Kooy2010] S.A.L.M. Kooijman. Dynamic Energy Budget theory for metabolic organisation. Cambridge Univ. Press, Cambridge, 2010.
  • [NettBirk1985] D. N. Nettleship and T. R. Birkhead. The Atlantic Alcidae. The evolution, distribution and biology of the auks inhabiting the Atlantic Ocean and adjacent water areas. Academic Press, London, 1985.
  • [Verm1987] K. Vermeer. Growth and nestling periods of cassins auklets: Adaptations of planktivorous auklets to breeding at northern latitudes. Technical report, Canadian technial report of hydrography and ocean sciences, 1987.

Bibtex file with references for this entry

Bas Kooijman, Starrlight Augustine, 2016/11/25

accepted: 2016/11/25

refer to this entry as: AmP Alle alle version 2016/11/25