Predictions & Data for this entry

Model: std climate: MC migrate:
COMPLETE = 1.2 ecozone: MAN food: biCvf
MRE = 0.129 habitat: xiMcp, 0bTd gender: Dg
SMSE = 0.188 embryo: Tncfm reprod: O

Zero-variate data
ab 43 58.53 (0.3611)dage at birthNettBirk1985
tx 5 4.964 (0.007106)dtime since birth at fledgingNettBirk1985
tR1862 863.8 (0.5361)dtime since birth at 1st broodguess
am2.19e+04 2.174e+04 (0.00748)dlife spanguess
Ww0327 314.4 (0.03863)ginitial egg wet weightNettBirk1985
Wwb236 230.2 (0.02473)gwet weight at birthNettBirk1985
Wwi5000 5179 (0.03572)gultimate wet weightNettBirk1985
Ri0.00274 0.002682 (0.02123)#/dmaximum reprod rateNettBirk1985
Pseudo-data at Tref
DataGeneralised animalPinguinus impennisUnitDescription
v 0.02 0.03866cm/denergy conductance
kap 0.8 0.5971-allocation fraction to soma
kap_R 0.95 0.95-reproduction efficiency
p_M 18 415.7J/^3vol-spec som maint
k_J 0.002 0.0021/dmaturity maint rate coefficient
kap_G 0.8 0.8027-growth efficiency


  • Extinct in 1844 (ref: NettBirk1985)
  • Flightless (ref: Wiki)


  • Data is speculative


  • [Wiki]
  • [Kooy2010] S.A.L.M. Kooijman. Dynamic Energy Budget theory for metabolic organisation. Cambridge Univ. Press, Cambridge, 2010.
  • [NettBirk1985] D. N. Nettleship and T. R. Birkhead. The Atlantic Alcidae. The evolution, distribution and biology of the auks inhabiting the Atlantic Ocean and adjacent water areas. Academic Press, London, 1985.

Bibtex file with references for this entry

Bas Kooijman, 2017/01/16

accepted: 2017/01/16

refer to this entry as: AmP Pinguinus impennis version 2017/01/16