Socially mediated trade-offs between aggression and parental effort in competing color morphs
Individuals often face trade-offs between investment in parental care and alternative investments of time, energy, and re-sources into other life-history components, such as dominance, at-tractiveness, and health. Selection is thought to promote the optimal balance between the costs and the benefits of these conflicting ac-tivities by favoring individuals that adopt different tactics to maxi-mize their overall evolutionary fitness in different environments. To test this, we experimentally...[Show more]
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