Predictions & Data for this entry

Model: stx climate: MC migrate:
COMPLETE = 2.5 ecozone: MPN, MAN food: bxM, xiCvf
MRE = 0.113 habitat: 0iMc gender: Dg
SMSE = 0.113 embryo: Tv reprod: O

Zero-variate data
tg329 394.6 (0.1993)dgestation timeAnAge
tx 30 20.33 (0.3224)dtime since birth at weaningAnAge
tp1095 1165 (0.06436)dtime since birth at puberty (female)AnAge
tpm1460 1229 (0.1579)dtime since birth at puberty (male)AnAge
am1.737e+04 1.719e+04 (0.01061)dlife spanAnAge
Lb100 84.13 (0.1587)cmtotal length at birthKovaLyde2014
Li140 149.4 (0.06729)cmtotal length fem.KovaLyde2014
Lim150 159.6 (0.0641)cmtotal length maleKovaLyde2014
Wwb1.2e+04 1.478e+04 (0.2315)gwet weight at birthKovaLyde2014
Wwx2.2e+04 1.584e+04 (0.2799)gwet weight at weaningKovaLavi1986
Wwi8.3e+04 8.281e+04 (0.002345)gultimate wet weight fem.KovaLyde2014
Wwim1.04e+05 1.075e+05 (0.03339)gultimate wet weight maleKovaLyde2014
Ri0.00274 0.002587 (0.05593)#/dmaximum reprod rateKovaLyde2014
Uni-variate data
DatasetFigure(RE)Independent variableDependent variableReference
tL see Fig. 1 (0.06232)time since birthlengthMarkBjor1989
tLm see Fig. 1 (0.05873)time since birthlengthMarkBjor1989
tW see Fig. 2 (0.06612)time since birthwet weightMarkBjor1989
tWm see Fig. 2 (0.07804)time since birthwet weightMarkBjor1989
LW see Fig. 3 (0.1274)lengthwet weightMarkBjor1989
Pseudo-data at Tref
DataGeneralised animalPhoca vitulinaUnitDescription
v 0.02 0.01919cm/denergy conductance
kap 0.8 0.3533-allocation fraction to soma
kap_R 0.95 0.95-reproduction efficiency
p_M 18 54.05J/^3vol-spec som maint
k_J 0.002 0.0021/dmaturity maint rate coefficient
kap_G 0.8 0.8025-growth efficiency


  • The total gestation time includes 76 days of delayed implantation. (ref: AnAge)
  • Midsized phocid seal that varies in size across the range of the species (ref: KovaLyde2014)
  • Dimorphic sexes (ref: KovaLyde2014)


  • males and females assumed to differ by {p_Am}
  • The parameter t_0 is fixed at 76 d (treated as an observation)


  • The creation of this entry was support by the Norwegian Science Council (NFR 255295)


Bibtex file with references for this entry

Starrlight Augustine, Ana Sofia Aniceto, 2016/12/06

accepted: 2016/12/06

refer to this entry as: AmP Phoca vitulina version 2016/12/06