Predictions & Data for this entry

Model: stx climate: ME, MC migrate:
COMPLETE = 1.7 ecozone: MPSW, MPSE food: bxM, xiCvf, xiCic, xiCik
MRE = 0.041 habitat: 0iMp gender: Dg
SMSE = 0.041 embryo: Mv reprod: O

Zero-variate data
tg317.2 326.1 (0.02791)dgestation timeBorjRead2003
tp1314 1281 (0.02493)dtime since birth at pubertyRead1990
am4928 4928 (8.444e-05)dlife spanAddiSmee1999
Lb72.5 83.11 (0.1464)cmtotal length at birthKlok2009
Lx101 101 (4.226e-05)cmtotal length at weaningSmitGask1974
Lp148 140.6 (0.05006)cmtotal length at pubertyAddiSmee1999
Li173 159.2 (0.08)cmultimate total lengthKlok2009
Wwb8500 7866 (0.07458)gwet weight at birthKlok2009
Wwp3.7e+04 3.807e+04 (0.029)gwet weight at pubertyKlok2009
Wwi5.5e+04 5.524e+04 (0.004354)gultimate wet weightKlok2009
Ri0.002047 0.002016 (0.01507)#/dmaximum reprod rateRead1990
Pseudo-data at Tref
DataGeneralised animalPhocoena phocoenaUnitDescription
v 0.02 0.0237cm/denergy conductance
kap 0.8 0.5973-allocation fraction to soma
kap_R 0.95 0.95-reproduction efficiency
p_M 18 18.54J/^3vol-spec som maint
k_J 0.002 0.0021/dmaturity maint rate coefficient
kap_G 0.8 0.7999-growth efficiency


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Bibtex file with references for this entry

Chris Klok, Bas Kooijman, 2009/07/12 (last modified by Bas Kooijman 2016/10/15)

accepted: 2016/10/15

refer to this entry as: AmP Phocoena phocoena version 2016/10/15