Fitting the power-law exponent from Jennings et al. 2008
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Body mass (g)
Biomass (million tons)
ln(body mass)ln(biomass)
(body mass)^gamma
Normalized biomass column
Normalized (body mass)^gamma column
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0.00001400.67-11.512925465.9931381461.7995056140.15282248840.152823249
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0.0001356.25-9.2103403725.8756327321.6000095120.13587992980.1358810166
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0.001316.76-6.9077552795.7581443891.4226298710.12081775880.1208170274
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0.01281.64-4.6051701865.640629661.2649148240.10742238160.1074230565
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0.1250.42-2.3025850935.5231395081.1246843220.0955145320.09551396277
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1222.6605.40564594410.084926386450.08492513046
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10197.972.3025850935.2881155040.88913838350.075509192160.07551019321
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100176.034.6051701865.1706544350.7905670650.067140895570.06713901113
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1000156.516.9077552795.0531199060.70292352220.059695628960.05969587183
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10000139.169.2103403724.935624350.62499628430.053078037990.05307789098
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100000123.7311.512925464.8181017720.55570818590.047192768330.04719359018
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The body-mass figures above use the lower end of the mass range from Table 1 of the paper.
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gamma:-0.051030641165.405631486
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B = const * M^gamma <=> ln(B) = (another const) + gamma * ln(M)
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