Predictions & Data for this entry

Model: std climate: BWk, BSh migrate:
COMPLETE = 2.5 ecozone: TPa food: biCi
MRE = 0.055 habitat: 0iFm gender: Dg
SMSE = 0.062 embryo: Fpf reprod: O

Zero-variate data
ab 2 2.005 (0.002549)dage at birthAnAge
tj 49 52.15 (0.06432)dtime since birth at metamADW
tp335.5 335.5 (0.0001484)dtime since metam at pubertyADW
am1.095e+04 1.095e+04 (5.202e-05)dlife spanWiki
Li 11 10.48 (0.04754)cmultimate body length for femalesADW
Lim5.5 6.892 (0.253)cmultimate body length for malesADW
Wwb0.01 0.01004 (0.004312)gwet weight at birthguess
Wwi200 205.6 (0.02803)gultimate wet weight for femalesADW
Wwim 60 55.92 (0.06797)gultimate wet weight for malesADW
Ri2.192 2.191 (0.0002556)#/dmaximum reprod rateguess
Uni-variate data
DatasetFigure(RE)Independent variableDependent variableReference
tL see Fig. 1 (0.1488)time since hatchbody lengthHilkDimi1995
tW see Fig. 2 (0.04348)time since hatchwet weightHilkDimi1995
Pseudo-data at Tref
DataGeneralised animalXenopus laevisUnitDescription
v 0.02 0.3778cm/denergy conductance
kap 0.8 0.9862-allocation fraction to soma
kap_R 0.95 0.95-reproduction efficiency
p_M 18 63.44J/^3vol-spec som maint
k_J 0.002 0.0021/dmaturity maint rate coefficient
kap_G 0.8 0.8019-growth efficiency


  • Lack tongue and ears, but have a lateral line; Is tetraploid and obligate aquatic (ref: Wiki)


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


Bibtex file with references for this entry

Bas Kooijman, 2017/10/25

accepted: 2017/10/25

refer to this entry as: AmP Xenopus laevis version 2017/10/25