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- Sidorovskaia, Natalia, et al. Show all 5 Authors
- Ecological modelling 2013 v.248 pp. 71-79
- Physeter macrocephalus; extinction; females; longevity; models; probability distribution; reproduction; survival rate
- ... The focus of this study is to investigate the demographic and sensitivity/elasticity analysis of the endangered sperm whale population. First, a matrix population model corresponding to a general sperm whale life cycle is presented. The values of the parameters in the model are then estimated. The population's asymptotic growth rate λ, life expectancy and net reproduction number are calculated. Ex ...