Predictions & Data for this entry

Model: stx climate: BWk migrate:
COMPLETE = 2.5 ecozone: TN food: bxM, xiH
MRE = 0.025 habitat: 0iTh, 0iTa, 0iTd gender: Dg
SMSE = 0.028 embryo: Tv reprod: O

Zero-variate data
tg 66 66.01 (0.0001323)dgestation timeWiki
tx 17 16.57 (0.02504)dtime since birth at weaning Wiki, Netvet
tp 68 68.05 (0.0007196)dtime since birth at pubertyNetvet
am1825 1825 (7.801e-05)dlife spanWiki
Wwb 90 89.07 (0.01029)gwet weight at birthNetvet
Wwx180 187.7 (0.04304)gwet weight at weaningNetvet
Wwi1200 1315 (0.09581)gultimate wet weightNetvet
Ri0.0411 0.04122 (0.003138)#/dmaximum reprod rate Wiki, Netvet
Uni-variate data
DatasetFigure(RE)Independent variableDependent variableReference
tWw see Fig. 1 (0.04842)time since birthwet weightGeriGill2005
Pseudo-data at Tref
DataGeneralised animalCavia tschudiiUnitDescription
v 0.02 0.1108cm/denergy conductance
kap 0.8 0.8816-allocation fraction to soma
kap_R 0.95 0.95-reproduction efficiency
p_M 18 126.4J/^3vol-spec som maint
k_J 0.002 0.0019461/dmaturity maint rate coefficient
kap_G 0.8 0.8008-growth efficiency


  • [Wiki] Accessed : 2010-08-31.
  • [Netvet] Accessed : 2015-08-12.
  • [GeriGill2005] A. Gericke, U. Gille, T. T. Trautvetter, and F.-V. Salomon. Postnatal growth in male Dunkin-Hartley guineapigs (Cavia cutleri f. porcellus). Journal of Experimental Animal Science, 43:87--99, 2005.
  • [Kooy2010] S.A.L.M. Kooijman. Dynamic Energy Budget theory for metabolic organisation. Cambridge Univ. Press, Cambridge, 2010.

Bibtex file with references for this entry

Bas Kooijman, 2010/08/31 (last modified by Starrlight Augustine 2016/11/14)

accepted: 2016/11/14

refer to this entry as: AmP Cavia tschudii version 2016/11/14