Predictions & Data for this entry

Model: std climate: Csa, Dfa, Dfb migrate:
COMPLETE = 2.5 ecozone: TPa, THp food: biCvf
MRE = 0.122 habitat: 0iFl, 0iFe gender: Dg
SMSE = 0.137 embryo: Tnpfm, Tnsfm reprod: O

Zero-variate data
ab32.5 32.5 (3.528e-05)dage at birth CramSimm1977, SnowPerr1998
tx 80 79.98 (0.0002958)dtime since birth at fledgingCramSimm2004
tR1095 677.7 (0.3811)dtime since birth at 1st broodCramSimm2004
am1.862e+04 1.847e+04 (0.007963)dlife spanCramSimm2004
Li157.5 157.6 (0.0008902)cmultimate total lengthSnowPerr1998
Wwb106.2 94.77 (0.1076)gwet weight at birthSedg2011
WwR8900 1.122e+04 (0.2608)gwet weight at 1st broodCramSimm2004
Wwi8900 1.122e+04 (0.2608)gultimate wet weightCramSimm2004
Ri0.005479 0.005406 (0.01338)#/dmaximum reprod rateCramSimm2004
Uni-variate data
DatasetFigure(RE)Independent variableDependent variableReference
tW see Fig. 1 (0.1876)time since birthwet weightSedg2011
Pseudo-data at Tref
DataGeneralised animalPelecanus onocrotalusUnitDescription
v 0.02 0.1592cm/denergy conductance
kap 0.8 0.9962-allocation fraction to soma
kap_R 0.95 0.95-reproduction efficiency
p_M 18 819.4J/^3vol-spec som maint
k_J 0.002 0.0010851/dmaturity maint rate coefficient
kap_G 0.8 0.7997-growth efficiency


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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 Pelecanus onocrotalus version 2016/11/25