E-mail

E-mail a Wiley Online Library Link

James L. Maino, Michael R. Kearney, Roger M. Nisbet and Sebastiaan A. L. M. Kooijman Reconciling theories for metabolic scaling Journal of Animal Ecology 83

Article first published online: 13 MAY 2013 | DOI: 10.1111/1365-2656.12085

Thumbnail image of graphical abstract

Using Dynamic Energy Budget theory, the authors consider universal constraints on the storage and use of assimilated nutrients and derive an equation for the body-size scaling of metabolic rate without relying on optimisation arguments. The mechanism offers an explanation for differences between the intra- and inter-specific scaling of biological rates with mass.

Complete the form below and we will send an e-mail message containing a link to the selected article on your behalf

Required = Required Field

Choose captcha format: Image or Audio. Click here if you need help.

SEARCH