Does it matter that male beaugregory damselfish have a mate preference?

Abstract

Male beaugregory damselfish (Stegastes leucostictus) spent more time courting larger females in both two-choice and single presentations. Female size was significantly correlated with gonad weight. We also verified that female fecundity was extremely variable within a natural population. We found that male reproductive success was highly correlated with… (More)
DOI: 10.1007/s002650050425

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