Predictions & Data for this entry

Model: std climate: BSh, BSk, Csa, Cfb, Dfb, Dfc migrate: Ml
COMPLETE = 2.5 ecozone: THp, TPi food: biCi
MRE = 0.060 habitat: 0iTh, 0iTf, 0iTi, 0iTg gender: Dg
SMSE = 0.112 embryo: Tncfm reprod: O

Zero-variate data
ab20.65 21.02 (0.01796)dage at birthCram1988
tx42.5 42.88 (0.008963)dtime since birth at fledgingSnowPerr1998
tR730 434.7 (0.4045)dtime since birth at 1st broodCram1988
am7702 7698 (0.0004667)dlife spanTacuCrai2013
Li16.5 16.58 (0.004944)cmultimate total lengthCram1988
Wwb2.9 2.87 (0.01023)gwet weight at birth BryaHail1983, Cram1988
WwR40.2 38.77 (0.03555)gwet weight at 1st brood BryaHail1983, Cram1988
Wwi40.2 38.77 (0.03555)gultimate wet weight BryaHail1983, Cram1988
Ri0.006301 0.006206 (0.01517)#/dmaximum reprod rateCram1988
Uni-variate data
DatasetFigure(RE)Independent variableDependent variableReference
tW see Fig. 1 (0.06925)time since birthwet weightWeit1983
Pseudo-data at Tref
DataGeneralised animalApus apusUnitDescription
v 0.02 0.5707cm/denergy conductance
kap 0.8 0.9952-allocation fraction to soma
kap_R 0.95 0.95-reproduction efficiency
p_M 18 608.2J/^3vol-spec som maint
k_J 0.002 0.0021/dmaturity maint rate coefficient
kap_G 0.8 0.8013-growth efficiency


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Bibtex file with references for this entry

Carlos MGL Teixeira, 2011/08/20 (last modified by Bas Kooijman 2016/11/25)

accepted: 2016/11/25

refer to this entry as: AmP Apus apus version 2016/11/25