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Adaptive host choice and avoidance of superparasitism in the spawning decisions of bitterling (Rhodeus sericeus)
Abstract Choice of a site for oviposition can have fitness consequences. We investigated the consequences of female oviposition decisions for offspring survival using the bitterling, RhodeusExpand
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The reproductive ecology of the European bitterling (Rhodeus sericeus)
The European bitterlingRhodeussericeus Pallas is a freshwater fish belonging to the Acheilognathinae, a subfamily that has an unusual spawning symbiosis with freshwater mussels. Female bitterlingExpand
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A proximate cue for oviposition site choice in the bitterling (Rhodeus sericeus)
SUMMARY 1. We investigated two possible proximate cues used for oviposition site choice by females of the bitterling (Rhodeus sericeus), a freshwater fish that spawns on the gills of live unionidExpand
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Male-male interference competition decreases spawning rate in the European bitterling (Rhodeus sericeus)
We investigated the consequences of male-male interference competition associated with alternative male mating tactics in a freshwater fish, the European bitterling (Rhodeus sericeus). MaleExpand
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The recent distribution and abundance of non-native Neogobius fishes in the Slovak section of the River Danube
Summary The distributions of invasive Neogobius species were investi- gated in the Slovak section of the River Danube from Bratislava downstream to the village of Chl'aba. During October 2004, theExpand
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Sexual conflict, sexual selection and sperm competition in the spawning decisions of bitterling, Rhodeussericeus
Abstract. Sexual selection may operate through either direct selection on preference genes or indirect genetic benefits. However, in many species both direct and indirect selection may operate andExpand
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A review of Gobiid expansion along the Danube-Rhine corridor – geopolitical change as a driver for invasion
Key-words: Gobiidae, Danube, Rhine, range expansion, drivers Five Gobiid fish species have recently increased their ranges along the Danube/Rhine river corridor. Studies to date, however, have tendedExpand
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Condition status and parasite infection of Neogobius kessleri and N. melanostomus (Gobiidae) in their native and non-native area of distribution of the Danube River
The success of introduced species is often facilitated by escape from the effects of natural predators and parasites. Introduced species can profit from this favourable situation, attaining higherExpand
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Downstream drift of round goby (Neogobius melanostomus) and tubenose goby (Proterorhinus semilunaris) in their non‐native area
Several Ponto-Caspian gobiid species have recently expanded their ranges in Europe and North America. This is the first study to demonstrate passive downstream dispersal (drift) of the round gobyExpand
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