Predictions & Data for this entry

Model: std climate: BWh migrate: phylum:
COMPLETE = 2.3 ecozone: THn food: biH class: Reptilia
MRE = 0.045 habitat: 0iTd gender: Dtmf order:
SMSE = 0.038 embryo: Tt reprod: O family:

Zero-variate data
ab118 124.5 (0.05473)dage at birthAnAge
tp5500 5808 (0.05604)dtime since birth at puberty for femalesAnAge
tpm5500 5163 (0.06134)dtime since birth at puberty for malesAnAge
am2.292e+04 2.293e+04 (0.0002544)dlife spanAnAge
Lb4.7 4.887 (0.0397)cmplastron length at birthMediNuss2012
Lp17.9 17.5 (0.02227)cmplastron length at puberty for femalesMediNuss2012
Lpm18.2 18.33 (0.007221)cmplastron length at puberty for malesMediNuss2012
Li22.6 23.21 (0.02692)cmultimate plastron length for femalesMediNuss2012
Lim 26 25.53 (0.01818)cmultimate plastron length for malesMediNuss2012
Wwb27.5 25.38 (0.07702)gwet weight at birthErnsBarb1989
Wwp1229 1166 (0.05121)gwet weight at puberty for femalesguess
Wwpm1292 1357 (0.05068)gwet weight at puberty for malesguess
Wwi2473 2719 (0.09953)gultimate wet weight for femalesguess
Wwim3765 3666 (0.02637)gultimate wet weight for malesguess
Ri0.02192 0.02129 (0.02847)#/dmaximum reprod rateAnAge
Uni-variate data
DatasetFigure(RE)Independent variableDependent variableReference
tL_f see Fig. 1 (0.05283)timeplastron lengthMediNuss2012
tL_m see Fig. 1 (0.09745)timeplastron lengthMediNuss2012
Pseudo-data at Tref
DataGeneralised animalGopherus agassiziiUnitDescription
v 0.02 0.08419cm/denergy conductance
kap 0.8 0.534-allocation fraction to soma
kap_R 0.95 0.95-reproduction efficiency
p_M 18 3.511J/^3vol-spec som maint
k_J 0.002 0.00012611/dmaturity maint rate coefficient
kap_G 0.8 0.7987-growth efficiency
k 0.3 0.2823-maintenance ratio


  • Males are assumed to differ from females by {p_Am} and E_Hp only
  • In view of low somatic maintenance, pseudodata k_J = 0.002 1/d is replaced by pseudodata k = 0.3


Bibtex file with references for this entry

Bas Kooijman, 2017/10/10

accepted: 2017/10/10

refer to this entry as: AmP Gopherus agassizii version 2017/10/10