Evidence of female-promoted polyandry in Trinidadian guppies

@article{Barbosa2010EvidenceOF,
  title={Evidence of female-promoted polyandry in Trinidadian guppies},
  author={M. Barbosa and A. Magurran},
  journal={Environmental Biology of Fishes},
  year={2010},
  volume={90},
  pages={95-102}
}
Polyandry is extremely common across a wide range of organisms. In promiscuous mating systems, females are often sexually harassed by males, but at the same time obtain benefits from multiple mating. It remains unclear whether polyandry is exclusively imposed by males or is also promoted by females. Here, we investigated this question by recording the time spent by female guppies near a single male or a group of males with similar size and colour patterns over three consecutive days. We… Expand
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