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Flow-mediated plasticity in the expression of stickleback nesting glue genes

Seear, Paul J.; Head, Megan; Tilley, Ceinwen A.; Rosato, Ezio; Barber, Iain

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Nest construction is an essential component of the reproductive behavior of many species, and attributes of nests - including their location and structure - have implications for both their functional capacity as incubators for developing offspring, and their attractiveness to potential mates. To maximize reproductive success, nests must therefore be suited to local environmental conditions. Male three-spined sticklebacks (Gasterosteus aculeatus) build nests from collected materials and use an...[Show more]

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Date published: 2014
Type: Journal article
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/1885/70139
Source: Ecology and Evolution
DOI: 10.1002/ece3.1016

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