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Mate limitation causes sexes to coevolve towards more similar dispersal kernels

Meier, Christoph M; Starrfelt, Jostein; Kokko, Hanna

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Sex-specific dispersal behavior has been documented in a wide range of different species. Avoidance of inbreeding and kin competition as well as different benefits of philopatry have been invoked as explanations for these patterns. All of these factors have, however, focused on explaining why dispersal behavior differs between the sexes. In this paper, we make the case that dispersal causes an increase in spatial variability in the sex ratio which can reduce the local availability of mates, and...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2011
Type: Journal article
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/1885/64080
Source: Oikos
DOI: 10.1111/j.1600-0706.2011.19487.x

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