Evening up the score: sexual selection favours both alternatives in the colour-polymorphic ornate rainbowfish

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2010

Authors

Hancox, Daniel
Hoskin, Conrad
Wilson, Robbie S.

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Academic Press

Abstract

Sympatry of multiple, interbreeding colour morphs within a single population requires equilibrium between the various agents of selection acting on alternative colour morphs. This colour polymorphism is an area of growing interest in evolutionary biology

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Keywords: assortative mating; color morph; evolutionary biology; freshwater ecosystem; life history trait; mate choice; polymorphism; reproductive cost; sexual selection; sympatry; teleost; Australia; Celastrina ladon; Rhadinocentrus ornatus Colour polymorphism; Mate choice; Rainbowfish; Rhadinocentrus ornatus; Sexual selection

Citation

Source

Animal Behaviour

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Journal article

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DOI

10.1016/j.anbehav.2010.08.004

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2037-12-31