Predictions & Data for this entry

Model: std climate: Aw migrate:
COMPLETE = 1.0 ecozone: THn food: biCvr, biCvf
MRE = 0.026 habitat: 0bTd, biFm, biFr gender: Dtfm
SMSE = 0.035 embryo: Tl reprod: O

Zero-variate data
tp1.095e+04 1.098e+04 (0.002397)dtime since birth at pubertywild guess
am1.862e+04 1.861e+04 (0.0003887)dlife spanEricBroc1999
Li880 863.9 (0.01827)cmultimate total lengthEricBroc1999
Wwi5e+06 5.028e+06 (0.005559)gultimate wet weightEricBroc1999
Ri0.05479 0.05488 (0.001531)#/dmaximum reprod ratewild guess
Uni-variate data
DatasetFigure(RE)Independent variableDependent variableReference
tL_MT see Fig. 1 (0.1116)time since birthtotal lengthEricBroc1999
tL_TX see Fig. 1 (0.03962)time since birthtotal lengthEricBroc1999
Pseudo-data at Tref
DataGeneralised animalDeinosuchus rugosusUnitDescription
v 0.02 0.01656cm/denergy conductance
kap 0.8 0.9575-allocation fraction to soma
kap_R 0.95 0.95-reproduction efficiency
p_M 18 16.75J/^3vol-spec som maint
k_J 0.002 0.00064341/dmaturity maint rate coefficient
kap_G 0.8 0.7999-growth efficiency
k 0.3 0.3014-maintenance ratio


  • Extinct, lived 80 till 73 Ma ago (ref: Wiki)


  • Several data are very speculative, such as T, Ri


  • [Wiki]
  • [EricBroc1999] G. M. Erickson and C. A. Brochu. How the terror crocodile grew so big. Nature, 398:205--206, 1999.
  • [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, 2016/10/22 (last modified by Bas Kooijman 2017/11/20)

accepted: 2017/11/20

refer to this entry as: AmP Deinosuchus rugosus version 2017/11/20