Predictions & Data for this entry

Model: std climate: BS, Df migrate:
COMPLETE = 1.5 ecozone: THn food: biCvr, biSvr
MRE = 0.034 habitat: 0iTi gender: Dg
SMSE = 0.054 embryo: Tns reprod: O

Zero-variate data
tp4745 4612 (0.02801)dtime since birth at pubertyWiki
am9125 9098 (0.003007)dlife spanWiki
Wwb2000 1996 (0.0022)gwet weight at birthLearning
Wwi1.2e+06 1.246e+06 (0.03829)gultimate wet weightWiki
Ri0.0411 0.04099 (0.002479)#/dmaximum reprod rateLearning
Uni-variate data
DatasetFigure(RE)Independent variableDependent variableReference
tW see Fig. 1 (0.1314)time since birthwet weightEricMako2004
Pseudo-data at Tref
DataGeneralised animalGorgosaurus libratusUnitDescription
v 0.02 0.02015cm/denergy conductance
kap 0.8 0.8013-allocation fraction to soma
kap_R 0.95 0.95-reproduction efficiency
p_M 18 19.89J/^3vol-spec som maint
k_J 0.002 0.00090151/dmaturity maint rate coefficient
kap_G 0.8 0.801-growth efficiency
k 0.3 0.3551-maintenance ratio


  • Extinct, lived 76.6 till 75.1 Ma ago (ref: Wiki)


  • Several data are very speculative, such as T, Wwb, Ri
  • Neonate growth is possibly retarted by lower body temperature
  • 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, 2016/10/24 (last modified by Bas Kooijman 2017/11/13)

accepted: 2017/11/13

refer to this entry as: AmP Gorgosaurus libratus version 2017/11/13