Predictions & Data for this entry

Model: std climate: Af, Am migrate:
COMPLETE = 2.7 ecozone: TN food: biCi, biHl, biHs
MRE = 0.083 habitat: 0bTd, biFr, biFm gender: Dg
SMSE = 0.071 embryo: Tt reprod: O

Zero-variate data
ab 60 64.02 (0.06699)dage at birthAnAge
tp1643 1632 (0.006351)dtime since birth at pubertyfao
am2.555e+04 2.555e+04 (0.0001009)dlife spanAnAge
Lb4.8 5.37 (0.1187)cmcarapace length at birthMeerRobi2016
Lp 31 27.37 (0.1172)cmcarapace length at puberty for femalesMiorGiar2016
Lpm 19 16.62 (0.1253)cmcarapace length at puberty for malesMiorGiar2016
Li 52 45.66 (0.1219)cmultimate carapace length for femalesarkive
Lim 39 34.07 (0.1265)cmultimate carapace length for malesarkive
Wwb21.9 19.43 (0.1129)gwet weight at birthMeerRobi2016
Wwp2458 2572 (0.04648)gwet weight at pubertyMiorGiar2016
Wwpm520 543.3 (0.04483)gwet weight at pubertyMiorGiar2016
Wwi1.16e+04 1.194e+04 (0.02967)gultimate wet weight for femalesarkive
Wwim4500 4681 (0.04017)gultimate wet weight for malesarkive
Ri0.1096 0.1096 (0.0003646)#/dmax reproduction rateWiki
Uni-variate data
DatasetFigure(RE)Independent variableDependent variableReference
tL1 see Fig. 1 (0.1372)timestraight carapace lengthMeerRobi2016
tL2 see Fig. 1 (0.1473)timestraight carapace lengthMeerRobi2016
tL3 see Fig. 1 (0.154)timestraight carapace lengthMeerRobi2016
tW1 see Fig. 2 (0.1003)timestraight carapace lengthMeerRobi2016
tW2 see Fig. 2 (0.1004)timestraight carapace lengthMeerRobi2016
tW3 see Fig. 2 (0.05801)timestraight carapace lengthMeerRobi2016
Pseudo-data at Tref
DataGeneralised animalPodocnemis unifilisUnitDescription
v 0.02 0.09159cm/denergy conductance
kap 0.8 0.8503-allocation fraction to soma
kap_R 0.95 0.95-reproduction efficiency
p_M 18 7.335J/^3vol-spec som maint
k_J 0.002 0.000281/dmaturity maint rate coefficient
kap_G 0.8 0.7979-growth efficiency
k 0.3 0.3002-maintenance ratio


  • If eggs are incubated below 32 C, males hatch, above 32 C females (ref: arkive)


  • Males are assumed to differ from females by {p_Am} and E_Hp only
  • In view of low somatic maintenance, pseudodata k_J = 0.002 1/d is replaced by pseudodata k = 0.3


Bibtex file with references for this entry

Bas Kooijman, 2017/10/06

accepted: 2017/10/06

refer to this entry as: AmP Podocnemis unifilis version 2017/10/06