Skip navigation
Skip navigation

How is female mate choice affected by male competition?

Wong, Bob; Candolin, Ulrika


The plethora of studies devoted to the topics of male competition and female mate choice belie the fact that their interaction remains poorly understood. Indeed, on the question of whether competition should help or hinder the choice process, opinions scattered throughout the sexual selection literature seem unnecessarily polarised. We argue, in the light of recent theoretical and empirical advances, that the effect of competition on mate choice depends on whether it results in the choosy sex...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2005
Type: Journal article
Source: Biological Reviews
DOI: 10.1017/S1464793105006809


File Description SizeFormat Image
01_Wong_How_is_female_mate_choice_2005.pdf138.78 kBAdobe PDF    Request a copy

Items in Open Research are protected by copyright, with all rights reserved, unless otherwise indicated.

Updated:  23 August 2018/ Responsible Officer:  University Librarian/ Page Contact:  Library Systems & Web Coordinator