Predictions & Data for this entry

Model: std climate: BSk, Cf, Csb, Dfa, Dfb migrate:
COMPLETE = 2.5 ecozone: THn, TN food: biCi
MRE = 0.080 habitat: 0iFp, 0iFm gender: Dg
SMSE = 0.092 embryo: Tnffm reprod: O

Zero-variate data
ab 25 23.21 (0.07156)dage at birthADW
tx43.5 42.44 (0.02437)dtime since birth at fledgingADW
tR365 422.4 (0.1572)dtime since birth at 1st broodTacuCrai2013
am4978 4940 (0.00764)dlife spanTacuCrai2013
Li34.5 34.18 (0.009328)cmultimate total lengthSnowPerr1998
Wwb14.9 19.11 (0.2827)gwet weight at birthTacuCrai2013
WwR440 436.1 (0.008771)gwet weight at 1st broodCramSimm1977
Wwi440 436.1 (0.008769)gultimate wet weightCramSimm1977
Ri0.01644 0.01648 (0.002831)#/dmaximum reprod rateADW
Uni-variate data
DatasetFigure(RE)Independent variableDependent variableReference
tW see Fig. 1 (0.2221)time since birthwet weightMcAl1963
Pseudo-data at Tref
DataGeneralised animalPodilymbus podicepsUnitDescription
v 0.02 0.05768cm/denergy conductance
kap 0.8 0.9864-allocation fraction to soma
kap_R 0.95 0.95-reproduction efficiency
p_M 18 897J/^3vol-spec som maint
k_J 0.002 0.0023331/dmaturity maint rate coefficient
kap_G 0.8 0.7976-growth efficiency


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Bibtex file with references for this entry

Carlos MGL Teixeira, 2012/07/31 (last modified by Bas Kooijman 2016/11/24)

accepted: 2016/11/24

refer to this entry as: AmP Podilymbus podiceps version 2016/11/24