Density dependence and fighting in species with indeterminate growth: A test in a fiddler crab

Date

2013

Authors

Bolton, Jessica
Backwell, Patricia
Jennions, Michael

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Academic Press

Abstract

Many forms of selection are density dependent. It is often assumed that all individuals of a given sex compete for the same resources, but in many species different types of individuals (e.g. morphs or body sizes) compete for different resources. Selectio

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Keywords: adaptation; biological weapon; body size; crab; density dependence; growth rate; mortality; ontogeny; population density; refugium; sexual selection; Decapoda (Crustacea); Ocypodidae; Uca; Uca annulipes Density dependent; Fiddler crab; Fighting; Male-male competition; Mutual assessment; Resource value; Sexual selection; Uca annulipes; Weapon

Citation

Source

Animal Behaviour

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Journal article

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DOI

10.1016/j.anbehav.2013.03.028

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2037-12-31