Predictions & Data for this entry

Model: std climate: MA migrate:
COMPLETE = 2.5 ecozone: MP, MI food: biCvf, biCic
MRE = 0.175 habitat: xiMpe, 0xTd gender: Dg
SMSE = 0.167 embryo: Tnsfm reprod: O

Zero-variate data
ab 45 45.6 (0.01336)dage at birthTacuCrai2013
tx 79 46.61 (0.4099)dtime since birth at fledgingARKive
tR274 413.4 (0.5089)dtime since birth at 1st broodTacuCrai2013
am1.194e+04 1.184e+04 (0.008322)dlife spanMagaCost2009
Li79.5 78.94 (0.007042)cmultimate total lengthARKive
Wwb 54 43.92 (0.1866)gwet weight at birthTacuCrai2013
WwR840 998.6 (0.1888)gwet weight at 1st broodTacuCrai2013
Wwi840 998.6 (0.1888)gultimate wet weightARKive
Ri0.00274 0.002226 (0.1874)#/dmaximum reprod rateARKive
Uni-variate data
DatasetFigure(RE)Independent variableDependent variableReference
tW see Fig. 1 (0.05156)time since birthwet weightDiam1975
Pseudo-data at Tref
DataGeneralised animalPhaethon rubricaudaUnitDescription
v 0.02 0.1064cm/denergy conductance
kap 0.8 0.9986-allocation fraction to soma
kap_R 0.95 0.95-reproduction efficiency
p_M 18 966.9J/^3vol-spec som maint
k_J 0.002 0.0021/dmaturity maint rate coefficient
kap_G 0.8 0.8032-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: 2016/11/29

refer to this entry as: AmP Phaethon rubricauda version 2016/11/29