Predictions & Data for this entry

Model: std climate: Dfa, Dfb migrate: Ms
COMPLETE = 2.5 ecozone: THn food: biCvf
MRE = 0.087 habitat: 0xTf, 0iMi, xiFl, xiFp gender: Dg
SMSE = 0.105 embryo: Tnpfm, Tncfm reprod: O

Zero-variate data
ab26.5 26.52 (0.0006904)dage at birthADW
tx24.5 24.54 (0.001688)dtime since birth at fledgingADW
tR730 501.3 (0.3132)dtime since birth at 1st broodADW
am8213 8223 (0.001248)dlife spanTacuCrai2013
Li82.5 82.5 (5.362e-05)cmultimate total lengthCramSimm2004
Wwb34.1 33.01 (0.03209)gwet weight at birthDunn1975
WwR1899 2263 (0.1916)gwet weight at 1st broodCramSimm2004
Wwi1899 2263 (0.1916)gultimate wet weightCramSimm2004
Ri0.01096 0.01087 (0.008327)#/dmaximum reprod rateTacuCrai2013
Uni-variate data
DatasetFigure(RE)Independent variableDependent variableReference
tW see Fig. 1 (0.1277)time since birthwet weightDunn1975
Pseudo-data at Tref
DataGeneralised animalPhalacrocorax auritusUnitDescription
v 0.02 0.4587cm/denergy conductance
kap 0.8 0.999-allocation fraction to soma
kap_R 0.95 0.95-reproduction efficiency
p_M 18 425.5J/^3vol-spec som maint
k_J 0.002 3.433e-071/dmaturity maint rate coefficient
kap_G 0.8 0.8002-growth efficiency


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Bibtex file with references for this entry

Carlos MGL Teixeira, 2012/06/11 (last modified by Bas Kooijman 2016/11/25)

accepted: 2016/11/25

refer to this entry as: AmP Phalacrocorax auritus version 2016/11/25