Predictions & Data for this entry

Model: std climate: Cfa, Cfb, Dfa, Dfb, Dfc migrate:
COMPLETE = 2.2 ecozone: TH food: biPp, biD
MRE = 0.056 habitat: 0iFp, 0iFl, 0iFm gender: D
SMSE = 0.054 embryo: Fbf reprod: Apf

Zero-variate data
am140 140 (0.0002816)dlife spanguess
Lb0.02 0.01773 (0.1134)cmtotal length at birthguess
Lp0.037 0.03697 (0.0007067)cmtotal length at pubertyVijv1980
Li0.07 0.07868 (0.124)cmultimate total lengthnina
Wdi 8 7.954 (0.005744)mugultimate dry weightCulvBouc1985
Ri 6 5.748 (0.04203)#/dmaximum reprod ratecst
Uni-variate data
DatasetFigure(RE)Independent variableDependent variableReference
tL see Fig. 1 (0.08662)time since birthlengthVijv1980
Tab see Fig. 2 (0.0768)temperatureage at birthVijv1980
Pseudo-data at Tref
DataGeneralised animalBosmina longirostrisUnitDescription
v 0.02 0.02278cm/denergy conductance
kap 0.8 0.4838-allocation fraction to soma
kap_R 0.95 0.95-reproduction efficiency
p_M 18 1400J/^3vol-spec som maint
k_J 0.002 0.0021/dmaturity maint rate coefficient
kap_G 0.8 0.8012-growth efficiency


  • parthenogenetic reproduction, continuous moulting; cladocerans reach maturity in 3-8 moults (ref: VijvFran1976)
  • W (in mug) = 17.7369 * (L in mm) ^ 2.2291 (no eggs) (ref: CulvBouc1985)


Bibtex file with references for this entry

Bas Kooijman, 2011/12/17 (last modified by Bas Kooijman 2016/10/26)

accepted: 2016/01/15

refer to this entry as: AmP Bosmina longirostris version 2016/01/15