Predictions & Data for this entry

Model: std climate: MA migrate:
COMPLETE = 2.5 ecozone: MC food: biCvf, biCic
MRE = 0.061 habitat: xiMpe, 0xTd gender: Dg
SMSE = 0.053 embryo: Tnsfm reprod: O

Zero-variate data
ab 41 41.04 (0.0009698)dage at birthLealSera2016
tx 71 63.28 (0.1088)dtime since birth at fledgingLealSera2016
tR365 369 (0.01087)dtime since birth at 1st broodguess
am1.194e+04 1.243e+04 (0.04156)dlife spanMagaCost2009
Wwb 35 31.62 (0.09666)gwet weight at birthLealSera2016
WwR410 436.8 (0.06527)gwet weight at 1st broodLealSera2016
Wwi410 436.8 (0.06527)gultimate wet weightLealSera2016
Ri0.003279 0.003086 (0.05869)#/dmaximum reprod rateWiki
Uni-variate data
DatasetFigure(RE)Independent variableDependent variableReference
tW see Fig. 1 (0.09652)time since birthwet weightLealSera2016
Pseudo-data at Tref
DataGeneralised animalPhaethon lepturusUnitDescription
v 0.02 0.114cm/denergy conductance
kap 0.8 0.9967-allocation fraction to soma
kap_R 0.95 0.95-reproduction efficiency
p_M 18 1244J/^3vol-spec som maint
k_J 0.002 0.0021/dmaturity maint rate coefficient
kap_G 0.8 0.7998-growth efficiency


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  • [Kooy2010] S.A.L.M. Kooijman. Dynamic Energy Budget theory for metabolic organisation. Cambridge Univ. Press, Cambridge, 2010.
  • [LealSera2016] G. R. Leal, P. P. Serafini, I. Sim ao Neto, R. J. Ladle, and M. A. Efe. Breeding of white-tailed tropicbirds (Phaethon lepturus) in the western South Atlantic. Braz. J. Biol., 76:559--/567, 2016.

Bibtex file with references for this entry

Bas Kooijman, 2017/01/15

accepted: 2017/01/15

refer to this entry as: AmP Phaethon lepturus version 2017/01/15