Multiple mating influences offspring size in guppies

Alfredo Fernandez Ojanguren, JP Evans, Anne Elizabeth Magurran

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Abstract

Multiply mated female guppies Poecilia reticulata descended from the Tacarigua population in Trinidad produced individually larger offspring than their singly mated counterparts. (c) 2005 The Fisheries Society of the British Isles.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)1184-1188
Number of pages5
JournalJournal of Fish Biology
Volume67
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - Oct 2005

Keywords

  • Poecilia reticulata
  • polyandry
  • reproductive investment
  • Trinidadian guppy
  • POECILIA-RETICULATA
  • MATE CHOICE
  • LIFE-HISTORY
  • ALLOCATION
  • BENEFITS
  • INSEMINATION
  • POPULATIONS
  • PATERNITY
  • PATTERNS

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