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The Economics of Egg Trading: Mating Rate, Sperm Competition and Positive Frequency-Dependence

Henshaw, Jonathan; Jennions, Michael; Kokko, Hanna


Egg trading—the alternating exchange of egg parcels during mating by simultaneous hermaphrodites—is one of the best-documented examples of reciprocity between non-relatives. By offering eggs only to partners who reciprocate, traders increase their rep

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Date published: 2014
Type: Journal article
Source: Dynamic Games and Applications
DOI: 10.1007/s13235-014-0107-1


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