Predictions & Data for this entry

Model: std climate: BSk, Cfa, Dfa migrate:
COMPLETE = 2.5 ecozone: THn food: biCi, biHl
MRE = 0.163 habitat: 0bTd, biFp, biFl, biFr gender: Dg
SMSE = 0.174 embryo: Tt reprod: O

Zero-variate data
ab 83 90.67 (0.09239)dage at birthvirhs
tp4563 4169 (0.08621)dtime since birth at puberty for femalePlumMill2015
tpm1643 1465 (0.1082)dtime since birth at puberty for malePlumMill2015
am1.825e+04 1.825e+04 (1.946e-05)dlife spanWiki
Lb2.8 2.823 (0.008273)cmcarapace length at birthPlumMill2015
Lp18.5 22.28 (0.2041)cmcarapace length at puberty for femalePlumMill2015
Lpm 8 9.611 (0.2014)cmcarapace length at puberty for malePlumMill2015
Li 48 33.08 (0.3108)cmultimate carapace length for femalesADW
Lim 24 25.82 (0.07574)cmultimate carapace length for malesADW
Wwb 9 8.128 (0.09692)gwet weight at birtharkive
Wwi1.2e+04 1.308e+04 (0.08971)gultimate wet weightaboutanimals
Ri0.1041 0.1043 (0.001759)#/dmaximum reprod rateWiki
Uni-variate data
DatasetFigure(RE)Independent variableDependent variableReference
tL_f see Fig. 1 (0.2558)time since birthplastron lengthPlumMill2015
tL_m see Fig. 1 (0.1265)time since birthplastron lengthPlumMill2015
LdL_f see Fig. 2 (0.3498)plastron lengthchange in plastron lengthPlumMill2015
LdL_m see Fig. 2 (0.5974)plastron lengthchange in plastron lengthPlumMill2015
Pseudo-data at Tref
DataGeneralised animalApalone spiniferaUnitDescription
v 0.02 0.06337cm/denergy conductance
kap 0.8 0.8875-allocation fraction to soma
kap_R 0.95 0.95-reproduction efficiency
p_M 18 4.897J/^3vol-spec som maint
k_J 0.002 0.00018721/dmaturity maint rate coefficient
kap_G 0.8 0.7981-growth efficiency
k 0.3 0.3005-maintenance ratio


  • Sex is determined by genetics (ref: Wiki)


  • Males are assumed to differ from females by {p_Am} and E_Hp 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, 2017/10/05

accepted: 2017/10/05

refer to this entry as: AmP Apalone spinifera version 2017/10/05