Predictions & Data for this entry

Model: std climate: Af, Am migrate:
COMPLETE = 2.5 ecozone: TN food: bxHlf, xiHl
MRE = 0.021 habitat: 0iTf gender: Dg
SMSE = 0.040 embryo: Tnpfm reprod: O

Zero-variate data
ab 32 32.06 (0.001837)dage at birthADW
tx17.5 17.92 (0.0238)dtime since birth at fledgingADW
tR365 380.4 (0.04212)dtime since birth at 1st broodADW
am1.095e+04 1.094e+04 (0.0004579)dlife spanALR
Li 66 66.57 (0.008653)cmultimate total lengthALR
Wwb20.9 21.38 (0.02292)gwet weight at birthMull2004
WwR750 751.7 (0.002275)gwet weight at 1st broodADW
Wwi750 751.8 (0.002416)gultimate wet weightADW
Ri0.006849 0.006896 (0.006775)#/dmaximum reprod rateADW
Uni-variate data
DatasetFigure(RE)Independent variableDependent variableReference
tW see Fig. 1 (0.09514)time since birthwet weightMull2004
Pseudo-data at Tref
DataGeneralised animalOpisthocomus hoazinUnitDescription
v 0.02 0.07928cm/denergy conductance
kap 0.8 0.9965-allocation fraction to soma
kap_R 0.95 0.95-reproduction efficiency
p_M 18 391.4J/^3vol-spec som maint
k_J 0.002 0.0019771/dmaturity maint rate coefficient
kap_G 0.8 0.7982-growth efficiency


  • Smells like cows due to digestion of leaves (ref: Wiki)


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Bibtex file with references for this entry

Carlos MGL Teixeira, 2012/07/31 (last modified by Bas Kooijman 2016/11/25)

accepted: 2016/11/25

refer to this entry as: AmP Opisthocomus hoazin version 2016/11/25