Predictions & Data for this entry

Model: std climate: MC, ME migrate: Ms phylum:
COMPLETE = 2.5 ecozone: MPN food: biCvf, biCic class:
MRE = 0.105 habitat: biMc, 0bTd gender: Dg order:
SMSE = 0.225 embryo: Tncfm reprod: O family:

Zero-variate data
ab 27 27.01 (0.0003091)dage at birthAnAge
tx 32 32 (9.792e-05)dtime since birth at fledgingLancRoby2000
tR1460 499.4 (0.658)dtime since birth at 1st broodAnAge
am9855 9881 (0.002644)dlife spanAnAge
Wwb 30 31.07 (0.03563)gwet weight at birthLancRoby2000
Wwi480 481.7 (0.003443)gultimate wet weightWiki
Ri0.005479 0.005494 (0.00259)#/dmaximum reprod rateAnAge
Uni-variate data
DatasetFigure(RE)Independent variableDependent variableReference
tW see Fig. 1 (0.1349)time since birthwet weightLancRoby2000
Pseudo-data at Tref
DataGeneralised animalRissa brevirostrisUnitDescription
v 0.02 0.6795cm/denergy conductance
kap 0.8 0.9759-allocation fraction to soma
kap_R 0.95 0.95-reproduction efficiency
p_M 18 240J/^3vol-spec som maint
k_J 0.002 0.0021/dmaturity maint rate coefficient
kap_G 0.8 0.8006-growth efficiency


  • Main food at Pribolof Islands: northern lanternfish Stenobrachius leucopsarus (ref: LancRoby2000)


  • The creation of this entry was supported by the Norwegian Science Council (NFR 255295)


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Bibtex file with references for this entry

Bas Kooijman, Starrlight Augustine, 2017/01/13

accepted: 2017/01/13

refer to this entry as: AmP Rissa brevirostris version 2017/01/13