Predictions & Data for this entry

Model: std climate: Cfa, Cfb, Dfa, Dfb, Dfc migrate:
COMPLETE = 3.5 ecozone: TH, TPa food: biPp, biD
MRE = 0.293 habitat: 0iFp, 0iFl, 0iFm gender: D
SMSE = 0.331 embryo: Fbf reprod: Apf

Zero-variate data
ab 1 0.4722 (0.5278)dage at birthMacABail1929
am 45 31.85 (0.2921)dlife spanMacABail1929
Lb0.08 0.06306 (0.2117)cmtotal length at birthKooy2010
Lp0.25 0.159 (0.3639)cmtotal length at pubertyKooy2010
Wd08.2 1.849 (0.7745)muginitial dry weightElen1989
Wdb6.6 1.096 (0.8339)mugdry weight at birthElen1989
Wd37600 221.4 (0.631)mugdry weight at L = 3.7 mmElen1989
Uni-variate data
DatasetFigure(RE)Independent variableDependent variableReference
LpX see Fig. 1 (0.5839)lengthingestion rateEverKooy1989
LJO see Fig. 2 (0.4065)lengthO2 consumptionEverKooy1989
LJO_extra see Fig. 2 (0.1045)lengthO2 consumptionEverKooy1989
tN see Fig. 3 (0.08507)time since birthcumulative # of eggsKooyBeda1996
tL_f see Fig. 4 (0.09157)time since birthlengthMacABail1929
tL_m see Fig. 4 (0.07546)time since birthlengthMacABail1929
tL1 see Fig. 5 (0.08716)time since birthlengthEverKooy1989
tL2 see Fig. 5 (0.1423)time since birthlengthEverKooy1989
tL3 see Fig. 5 (0.1203)time since birthlengthEverKooy1989
tL4 see Fig. 5 (0.1279)time since birthlengthEverKooy1989
tL5 see Fig. 5 (0.1201)time since birthlengthEverKooy1989
tWd see Fig. 6 (0.2784)starvation timedry weightElen1989
tProt see Fig. 7 (0.2884)starvation timeproteinElen1989
tCarb see Fig. 8 (0.2652)starvation timeweightElen1989
tGlyc see Fig. 8 (0.3686)starvation timeweightElen1989
tLipi see Fig. 8 (0.2755)starvation timeweightElen1989
tTrig see Fig. 8 (0.3565)starvation timeweightElen1989
tS_f see Fig. 9 (0.0475)time since birthsurviving fractionMacABail1929
tS_m see Fig. 9 (0.1701)time since birthsurviving fractionMacABail1929
Pseudo-data at Tref
DataGeneralised animalDaphnia magnaUnitDescription
v 0.02 0.1584cm/denergy conductance
kap 0.8 0.61-allocation fraction to soma
kap_R 0.95 0.95-reproduction efficiency
p_M 18 1453J/^3vol-spec som maint
k_J 0.002 0.0021/dmaturity maint rate coefficient
kap_G 0.8 0.8083-growth efficiency


  • This entry is discussed in Kooy2010 (ref: Kooy2010)


  • Males are assumed to differ from females by {p_Am} and s_G only


  • [Wiki]
  • [Elen1989] B.-P. Elendt. Effects of starvation on growth, reproduction, survival and biochemical composition of Daphnia magna. Arch. Hydrobiol., 4:415--433, 1989.
  • [EverKooy1989] E. Evers and S. A. L. M. Kooijman. Feeding and oxygen consumption in Daphnia magna; a study in energy budgets. Neth. J. Zool., 39:56--78, 1989.
  • [KooyBeda1996] S. A. L. M. Kooijman and J. J. M. Bedaux. Analysis of toxicity tests on Daphnia survival and reproduction. Water Res., 30:1711--1723, 1996.
  • [Kooy2010] S.A.L.M. Kooijman. Dynamic Energy Budget theory for metabolic organisation. Cambridge Univ. Press, Cambridge, 2010.
  • [MacABail1929] J. W. MacArthur and W. H. T. Baillie. Metabolic activity and duration of life. i. Influence of temperature on longevity in Daphnia magna. J. Exp. Zool., 53:221--242, 1929.

Bibtex file with references for this entry

Bas Kooijman, 2009/04/08 (last modified by Bas Kooijman 2016/01/27)

accepted: 2016/02/04

refer to this entry as: AmP Daphnia magna version 2016/02/04