Predictions & Data for this entry

Model: stx climate: BSh, Cfa, Cfb migrate:
COMPLETE = 2.5 ecozone: TA food: bxM, xiHl
MRE = 0.165 habitat: 0iTf gender: Dg
SMSE = 0.191 embryo: Tv reprod: O

Zero-variate data
tg 35 35.15 (0.004158)dgestation timeMartHand1999
tx365 145.5 (0.6014)dtime since birth at weaningMartHand1999
tp547.5 469.5 (0.1424)dtime since birth at pubertyMartHand1999
am5475 5615 (0.02563)dlife spanMartHand1999
Lb0.08 0.5863 (6.328)cmtotal length at birthMartHand1999
Lx 6 10.2 (0.7004)cmtotal length at weaningguessed
Lp12.7 13.93 (0.09707)cmtotal length st pubertyMartHand1999
Li13.5 14.19 (0.05128)cmultimate total lengthMartHand1999
Wwb0.5 0.4655 (0.06909)gwet weight at birthMartHand1999
Wwx2000 2453 (0.2264)gwet weight at weaningMartHand1999
Wwp6000 6247 (0.04118)gwet weight at pubertyMartHand1999
Wwi8300 6603 (0.2045)gultimate wet weightMartHand1999
Ri0.00274 0.00254 (0.07307)#/dmaximum reprod rateMartHand1999
pL4.73e+04 4.862e+04 (0.02788)J/dmean milk productionKrocHume1998
Uni-variate data
DatasetFigure(RE)Independent variableDependent variableReference
tL see Fig. 1 (0.0468)time since birthlengthMcLe2003
Pseudo-data at Tref
DataGeneralised animalPhascolarctos cinereusUnitDescription
v 0.02 0.1061cm/denergy conductance
kap 0.8 0.7408-allocation fraction to soma
kap_R 0.95 0.95-reproduction efficiency
p_M 18 103.1J/^3vol-spec som maint
k_J 0.002 0.0021/dmaturity maint rate coefficient
kap_G 0.8 0.8039-growth efficiency


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  • [MartHand1999] R. Martin and K. Handasyde. The koala: natural history, conservation and management. UNSW Press, Kensington, 1999.
  • [McLe2003] N. McLean. Ecology and management of overabundant koala (Phascolarctos cinereus) populations. PhD thesis, Department of Zoology, University of Melbourne, 2003.

Bibtex file with references for this entry

Natalie Briscoe, 2012/10/04 (last modified by Bas Kooijman 2016/10/16)

accepted: 2016/10/16

refer to this entry as: AmP Phascolarctos cinereus version 2016/10/16