Predictions & Data for this entry

Model: std climate: Aw, Cfa migrate: phylum:
COMPLETE = 2.5 ecozone: THn food: biCv, biCi class: Reptilia
MRE = 0.077 habitat: 0bTd, biFm, biFp, biFp, biFr gender: Dtfm order:
SMSE = 0.070 embryo: Tl reprod: O family:

Zero-variate data
ab 65 73.8 (0.1353)dage at birthmyfwc
ap4015 3782 (0.05812)dage at puberty for femalemom
am2.92e+04 2.918e+04 (0.0006391)dlife spandefenders
Lp180 215.8 (0.1989)cmtotal length at pubertyWiki
Li304 270.5 (0.1102)cmultimate total length for femalemyfwc
Lim440 413.1 (0.06109)cmultimate total length for maleWiki
Ww0 70 67.81 (0.03122)gegg wet weightDeemFerg1991
Wwim4.5e+05 4.571e+05 (0.01585)gultimate wet weight of maleWiki
Ri0.126 0.1272 (0.009698)#/dreprod rate at 364 cmmyfwc
Uni-variate data
DatasetFigure(RE)Independent variableDependent variableReference
tL see Fig. 1 (0.1527)time since birthsnout-to-vent length JacoKush1989
Pseudo-data at Tref
DataGeneralised animalAlligator mississippiensisUnitDescription
v 0.02 0.04418cm/denergy conductance
kap 0.8 0.8665-allocation fraction to soma
kap_R 0.95 0.95-reproduction efficiency
p_M 18 14.65J/^3vol-spec som maint
k_J 0.002 0.00056931/dmaturity maint rate coefficient
kap_G 0.8 0.7982-growth efficiency
k 0.3 0.3055-maintenance ratio


  • temperature effects sex of neonate: below 30C neonates are female and above 34C male (ref: Wiki)


  • Males are assumed to differ from females by {p_Am} only
  • In view of low somatic maintenance, pseudodata k_J = 0.002 1/d is replaced by pseudodata k = 0.3


Bibtex file with references for this entry

Bas Kooijman, 2016/11/01 (last modified by Bas Kooijman 2017/11/13)

accepted: 2017/11/13

refer to this entry as: AmP Alligator mississippiensis version 2017/11/13