Predictions & Data for this entry

Model: std climate: Cfa, Cfb, Dfa, Dfb, Dfc migrate:
COMPLETE = 2.6 ecozone: TH food: biPp, biD
MRE = 0.106 habitat: 0iFp, 0iFl, 0iFm gender: D
SMSE = 0.129 embryo: Fbf reprod: Apf

Zero-variate data
ab 8 7.749 (0.03136)dage at birthBoerVijv1994
am140 147.9 (0.05651)dlife spanguess
Lb0.04 0.04236 (0.05907)cmtotal length at birthguess
Lp0.085 0.06702 (0.2115)cmtotal length at pubertyVijv1980
Li0.17 0.1668 (0.01874)cmultimate total lengthnina
Wdi23.5 25.56 (0.08745)mugultimate dry weightMich2005
Ri2.667 2.613 (0.02022)#/dmaximum reprod rateBoerVijv1994
Uni-variate data
DatasetFigure(RE)Independent variableDependent variableReference
tL see Fig. 1 (0.0157)time since birthlengthVijv1980
Tab see Fig. 2 (0.2546)temperatureage at birthVijv1980
XLp see Fig. 3 (0.3045)food densitylength at pubertyBoerVijv1994
Pseudo-data at Tref
DataGeneralised animalDaphnia cucullataUnitDescription
v 0.02 0.03627cm/denergy conductance
kap 0.8 0.73-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 0.8083-growth efficiency


  • parthenogenetic reproduction, continuous moulting; cladocerans reach maturity in 3-8 moults (ref: nina)
  • weight W = exp(1.586 + 2.963 * ln(L)); the weight (mug) and L the body length (mm) (ref: Mich2005)


  • [nina] cucullata.pdf.
  • [BoerVijv1994] M. Boersma and J. Vijverberg. Resource depression in Daphnia galeata, Daphnia cucullata and their interspecific hybrid: life history consequences. J. Planton Res., 16:1714--1758, 1994.
  • [Kooy2010] S.A.L.M. Kooijman. Dynamic Energy Budget theory for metabolic organisation. Cambridge Univ. Press, Cambridge, 2010.
  • [Mich2005] E. Michaloudi. Dry weights of the zooplankton of Lake Mikri Prespa (Macedonia, Greece). Belg. J. Zool., 135:223--227, 2005.
  • [Vijv1980] J. Vijverberg. Effect if temperature in laboratory studies on the development and growth of cladocera and copepoda from Tjeukemeer, the Netherlands. Freshwater Biol, 10:317--340, 1980.

Bibtex file with references for this entry

Bas Kooijman, 2011/12/19 (last modified by Bas Kooijman 2016/01/10)

accepted: 2016/01/10

refer to this entry as: AmP Daphnia cucullata version 2016/01/10