Dimorphic male brains and alternative reproductive tactics in a vocalizing fish.

@article{Bass1992DimorphicMB,
  title={Dimorphic male brains and alternative reproductive tactics in a vocalizing fish.},
  author={Andrew H Bass},
  journal={Trends in neurosciences},
  year={1992},
  volume={15 4},
  pages={139-45}
}
Brains and types of behavior among sexually mature vertebrates are portrayed as having two phenotypic states: male and female. However, mating systems and the behavioral tactics employed by the two sexes are far more diverse than conveyed by this simple intersexual dichotomy. For example, in many species, sexually mature males may practice one of two alternative mating tactics. Recent studies of a sound-producing teleost fish now show that intrasexual dimorphism of vocal motor phenotypes among… CONTINUE READING