Predictions & Data for this entry

Model: std climate: C migrate:
COMPLETE = 2.8 ecozone: THp, TAz food: biD
MRE = 0.058 habitat: 0iTh, 0iTf, 0iTi gender: Hh
SMSE = 0.057 embryo: Tt reprod: O

Zero-variate data
ab_15114 110.3 (0.03276)dage at birthButt1993
ab_20 86 88.89 (0.03358)dage at birthButt1993
tp122 129.8 (0.06354)dtime since birth at pubertyButt1993
am2920 2925 (0.00165)dlife spanguessed
Ww00.041 0.04158 (0.01414)gegg wet weightButt1993
Wwb0.035 0.03479 (0.005986)gwet weight at birthButt1993
Wwp2.4 2.188 (0.08816)gwet weight at pubertyButt1993
Wwi2.7 2.997 (0.11)gultimate wet weightButt1993
Uni-variate data
DatasetFigure(RE)Independent variableDependent variableReference
tW see Fig. 1 (0.0999)time since birthwet weightButt1993
tN see Fig. 2 (0.1305)time since birthcumulative offspringButt1993
Pseudo-data at Tref
DataGeneralised animalOctolasion cyaneumUnitDescription
v 0.02 0.02294cm/denergy conductance
kap 0.8 0.9669-allocation fraction to soma
kap_R 0.95 0.475-reproduction efficiency
p_M 18 5070J/^3vol-spec som maint
k_J 0.002 0.0021/dmaturity maint rate coefficient
kap_G 0.8 0.8003-growth efficiency


  • obligatory parthenogenic reproduction; 20


  • Reproduction efficiency kap_R has been set to 0.95/2 because the species is simultaneous hermaphroditic


  • [Wiki]
  • [Butt1993] K. R. Butt. Reproduction and growth of three deep-burrowing earthworms (lumbricidae) in laboratory culture in order to assess production for soil restoration. Biol Fertil Soils, 16:135--138, 1993.
  • [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, 2013/05/01 (last modified by Bas Kooijman 2016/10/15)

accepted: 2016/10/15

refer to this entry as: AmP Octolasion cyaneum version 2016/10/15