Predictions & Data for this entry

Model: std climate: A, B, C, D migrate:
COMPLETE = 2.5 ecozone: TH, TN, TP, TA food: biCv, biCi
MRE = 0.023 habitat: 0iTf, 0iTh gender: Dg
SMSE = 0.034 embryo: Tnwf reprod: O

Zero-variate data
ab 33 33.01 (0.0003399)dage at birthTacuCrai2013
tx52.5 52.49 (0.0001859)dtime since birth at fledgingSnowPerr1998
tR365 339.3 (0.07029)dtime since birth at 1st broodTacuCrai2013
am7775 7753 (0.002816)dlife spanTacuCrai2013
Li 34 34.01 (0.000226)cmultimate total lengthNagaThiy2002
Wwb 15 15.39 (0.02613)gwet weight at birth DuraLand2008, TacuCrai2013
WwR334 331.4 (0.007656)gwet weight at 1st brood CramSimm2004, DuraLand2008
Wwi334 331.4 (0.007656)gultimate wet weight CramSimm2004, DuraLand2008
Ri0.03288 0.03305 (0.005286)#/dmaximum reprod rateCramSimm2004
Uni-variate data
DatasetFigure(RE)Independent variableDependent variableReference
tW see Fig. 1 (0.105)time since birthwet weightGroo1983
Pseudo-data at Tref
DataGeneralised animalTyto albaUnitDescription
v 0.02 0.1621cm/denergy conductance
kap 0.8 0.8349-allocation fraction to soma
kap_R 0.95 0.95-reproduction efficiency
p_M 18 615.9J/^3vol-spec som maint
k_J 0.002 0.0021/dmaturity maint rate coefficient
kap_G 0.8 0.8003-growth efficiency


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Bibtex file with references for this entry

Carlos MGL Teixeira, 2010/09/16 (last modified by Bas Kooijman 2016/11/26)

accepted: 2016/11/29

refer to this entry as: AmP Tyto alba version 2016/11/29