Predictions & Data for this entry

Model: abj climate: Cfa, Dfb migrate: Mp
COMPLETE = 2.5 ecozone: THn food: biD, biHa
MRE = 0.164 habitat: 0iFc, 0iFp gender: D
SMSE = 0.152 embryo: Fnm reprod: O

Zero-variate data
ab 5 4.753 (0.0493)dage at birthBrauHint1998
ap 60 79.37 (0.3228)dage at pubertyParoAlae2013
am1825 1825 (0.0002345)dlife spanGranTonn2002
Lb0.5 0.3086 (0.3829)cmtotal length at birthWang1986
Lp4.49 4.085 (0.09025)cmtotal length at first broodParrBala2017
Li10.2 7.845 (0.2308)cmultimate total lengthmblaquaculture
Wb0.0003393 0.0003888 (0.1459)gwet weight at birthBrauHint1998
Wp0.7857 0.902 (0.148)gwet weight at pubertyBrauHint1998
Wi4.2 6.39 (0.5215)gultimate wet weightWata2007
Ri 34 24.37 (0.2832)#/dmaximum reprod rateJensKort2001
Uni-variate data
DatasetFigure(RE)Independent variableDependent variableReference
tLf see Fig. 1 (0.1063)agefork lengthSohoTyle2001
tWwf see Fig. 2 (0.0637)agewet weightSohoTyle2001
tBG see Fig. 3 (6.776)wet weightgonad weightSohoTyle2001
tL see Fig. 4 (0.1006)agetotal lengthParrBala2017
tW see Fig. 5 (0.1261)agewet weightParrBala2017
LW see Fig. 6 (0.1261)total lengthwet weightParrBala2017
LWwf1 see Fig. 7 (0.1009)total lengthwet weightAerlRunn2004
LWwm1 see Fig. 7 (0.1491)total lengthwet weightAerlRunn2004
tN see Fig. 8 (0.2487)time since birthcumulative # of eggsParrBala2017
u5_tL1 see Fig. 9 (0.3967)timelength WebeHigg2003
u5_tL2 see Fig. 9 (0.5873)timelength WebeHigg2003
u5_tCF1 see Fig. 10 (0.04046)timecondition factor WebeHigg2003
u5_tCF2 see Fig. 10 (0.04989)timecondition factor WebeHigg2003
Pseudo-data at Tref
DataGeneralised animalPimephales promelasUnitDescription
v 0.02 0.04016cm/denergy conductance
kap 0.8 0.9145-allocation fraction to soma
kap_R 0.95 0.95-reproduction efficiency
p_M 18 199.6J/^3vol-spec som maint
k_J 0.002 0.0021/dmaturity maint rate coefficient
kap_G 0.8 0.8025-growth efficiency


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Julita Stadnicka, 2011/03/17 (last modified by Elke Zimmer 2018/04/17)

accepted: 2018/04/19

refer to this entry as: AmP Pimephales promelas version 2018/04/19