Predictions & Data for this entry

Model: std climate: Aw, Cfa migrate:
COMPLETE = 2.5 ecozone: TN food: biCii, biCvr
MRE = 0.082 habitat: 0iTg gender: Dg
SMSE = 0.109 embryo: Tnsfm, Tnpfm reprod: O

Zero-variate data
ab27.5 27.43 (0.002376)dage at birthSchu2012
tx 30 29.09 (0.03023)dtime since birth at fledgingHall2007
tR240 395 (0.6457)dtime since birth at 1st broodHall2007
am1.168e+04 1.17e+04 (0.001716)dlife spanHall2009
Li 90 89.99 (7.671e-05)cmultimate total lengthHall2007
Wwb60.25 61.83 (0.02626)gwet weight at birthSeaWorld
WwR2750 2783 (0.01196)gwet weight at 1st broodHall2007
Wwi2750 2783 (0.01206)gultimate wet weightHall2007
Ri0.005479 0.005518 (0.006956)#/dmaximum reprod rateALR
Uni-variate data
DatasetFigure(RE)Independent variableDependent variableReference
tW see Fig. 1 (0.08595)time since birthwet weightRodr2012
Pseudo-data at Tref
DataGeneralised animalCariama cristataUnitDescription
v 0.02 0.09841cm/denergy conductance
kap 0.8 0.9978-allocation fraction to soma
kap_R 0.95 0.95-reproduction efficiency
p_M 18 578.3J/^3vol-spec som maint
k_J 0.002 0.0021/dmaturity maint rate coefficient
kap_G 0.8 0.8009-growth efficiency


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Bibtex file with references for this entry

Carlos MGL Teixeira, 2012/07/31 (last modified by Bas Kooijman 2016/11/26)

accepted: 2016/11/26

refer to this entry as: AmP Cariama cristata version 2016/11/26