Chorus tenure of male barking treefrogs, Hyla gratiosa

  title={Chorus tenure of male barking treefrogs, Hyla gratiosa
  author={Christopher G. Murphy},
  journal={Animal Behaviour},
Abstract Abstract. This study examined attendance by male barking treefrogs in breeding choruses. During four study seasons lasting 49-96 nights, median chorus tenure (the number of nights that a male participated in a breeding chorus) was only 2-3 nights. Males with chorus tenures of 2 nights or more were present for a median of 40-77% of the nights between their first and last night in the chorus. Both mating success (number of mates) and mating efficiency (nightly probability of obtaining a… 
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