Predictions & Data for this entry

Model: std climate: ME migrate: Ml
COMPLETE = 2.5 ecozone: TS food: biCvf, biCic, biCik
MRE = 0.079 habitat: 0iMc gender: Dg
SMSE = 0.107 embryo: Tncfm reprod: O

Zero-variate data
ab35.2 36.65 (0.04109)dage at birthBuchBart1986
tx 28 28.77 (0.0276)dtime since birth at fledgingADW
tR1095 684.2 (0.3751)dtime since birth at 1st broodADW
am5840 5923 (0.01413)dlife spanADW
Li69.85 68.61 (0.01779)cmultimate total lengthADW
Wwb80.96 78.96 (0.02475)gwet weight at birthBuchBart1986
WwR5000 5331 (0.06624)gwet weight at 1st broodARKive
Wwi5000 5331 (0.06624)gultimate wet weightARKive
Ri0.005479 0.005082 (0.07253)#/dmaximum reprod rateADW
Uni-variate data
DatasetFigure(RE)Independent variableDependent variableReference
tW see Fig. 1 (0.08677)time since birthwet weightJane1997
Pseudo-data at Tref
DataGeneralised animalPygoscelis adeliaeUnitDescription
v 0.02 0.07756cm/denergy conductance
kap 0.8 0.9782-allocation fraction to soma
kap_R 0.95 0.95-reproduction efficiency
p_M 18 1206J/^3vol-spec som maint
k_J 0.002 0.0021/dmaturity maint rate coefficient
kap_G 0.8 0.799-growth efficiency


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Bibtex file with references for this entry

Carlos MGL Teixeira, 2012/07/31 (last modified by Bas Kooijman 2016/11/25)

accepted: 2016/11/29

refer to this entry as: AmP Pygoscelis adeliae version 2016/11/29