Predictions & Data for this entry

Model: std climate: Aw, Cfa, Cwa, Cwb migrate:
COMPLETE = 2.7 ecozone: TN food: biCi, biCv, biHl
MRE = 0.115 habitat: 0iTg, 0iTs, 0iTd gender: Dg
SMSE = 0.101 embryo: Tnsm reprod: O

Zero-variate data
ab 36 33.27 (0.07581)dage at birthAnAge
tx150 119.1 (0.2057)dtime since birth at fledchingARKive
tR426 495.4 (0.1628)dtime since birth at 1st broodAnAge
am5475 6041 (0.1034)dlife spannationalgeographic
Li150 151.1 (0.007566)cmultimate total lengthnationalgeographic
Ww0575 486.2 (0.1545)gegg wet weightPrinDiet1997
Wwb431.3 394.6 (0.08494)gwet weight at birthPrinDiet1997
Wwi2.3e+04 2.437e+04 (0.05957)gultimate wet weight for femalesAnAge
Wwim4e+04 3.356e+04 (0.161)gultimate wet weight for malesWiki
E03.092e+06 3.133e+06 (0.01317)Jenergy in eggPrinDiet1997
Ri0.0137 0.01269 (0.07369)#/dmaximum reprod ratenationalgeographic
Uni-variate data
DatasetFigure(RE)Independent variableDependent variableReference
tW_m see Fig. 1 (0.1691)time since birthwet weightNavaVign2005
tW_f see Fig. 1 (0.1511)time since birthwet weightNavaVign2005
tJO see Fig. 2 (0.1825)timeO2 consumptionPrinDiet1997
Pseudo-data at Tref
DataGeneralised animalRhea americanaUnitDescription
v 0.02 0.2095cm/denergy conductance
kap 0.8 0.9858-allocation fraction to soma
kap_R 0.95 0.95-reproduction efficiency
p_M 18 40.31J/^3vol-spec som maint
k_J 0.002 0.0021/dmaturity maint rate coefficient
kap_G 0.8 0.7993-growth efficiency


  • no change in yolk composition during development (ref: PrinDiet1997)


  • Males are assumed to differ from females by {p_Am} only


Bibtex file with references for this entry

Bas Kooijman, 2012/09/19 (last modified by Bas Kooijman 2016/11/23)

accepted: 2016/11/29

refer to this entry as: AmP Rhea americana version 2016/11/29