description: A database of metabolic traits and associated parameter estimates for the Dynamic Energy Budget theory.

webpage: https://www.bio.vu.nl/thb/deb/deblab/add_my_pet/index.html

paperDOIcitation: https://www.doi.org/10.1371/journal.pcbi.1006100

datasetDOI_URL: https://www.bio.vu.nl/thb/deb/deblab/add_my_pet/

dataStandard: Standardization of traits according to http://www.debtheory.org/wiki/index.php?title=Data_types; standardization of taxonomy based on Catalog of Life, the Encyclopedia of Life and Wikipedia

standardizationScripts:

contactName: Bas Kooijman

contactEmail: salm.kooijman@gmail.com

license: CC BY

traitList: 272 trait observations of metabolic (including life history) traits for parameter estimates under the Dynamic Energy Budget theory framework

higherGeography: Global | Africa | Antarctica | Asia | Europe | North America | Oceania | South America

decimalLatitude:

decimalLongitude:

taxon: Animalia

eventDate: about 1900 to current

taxaList: 2026 animal taxa

usefulClasses: Mostly data relating to lengths and weights, development and reproduction rates (life history data) and mass exchanges (e.g. respiration rates, food consumption, etc.).