This function has been deprecated in favour of the function
newMultispeciesParams() that sets better default values.
A data frame of species-specific parameter values.
Optional interaction matrix of the species (predator species x prey species). Entries should be numbers between 0 and 1. By default all entries are 1. See "Setting interaction matrix" section below.
The smallest size of the resource spectrum. By default this is set to the smallest value at which any of the consumers can feed.
Sets the size of the eggs of all species for which this is not
given in the
w_min column of the
The largest size of the consumer spectrum. By default this is
set to the largest
w_inf specified in the
The number of size bins in the consumer spectrum.
The allometric growth exponent. This can be overruled for individual
species by including a
n column in the
Allometric exponent of search volume
Expected average feeding level. Used to set
coefficient in the search rate. Ignored if
gamma is given
Coefficient of the intrinsic resource carrying capacity
Scaling exponent of the intrinsic resource carrying capacity
Coefficient of the intrinsic resource birth rate