Evolution of bower building in Lake Malawi cichlid fish: phylogeny, morphology, and behavior

@article{York2015EvolutionOB,
  title={Evolution of bower building in Lake Malawi cichlid fish: phylogeny, morphology, and behavior},
  author={Ryan A. York and Chinar Patil and C. Darrin Hulsey and Onyemaechi Anoruo and J. Todd Streelman and Russell D. Fernald},
  journal={Frontiers in Ecology and Evolution},
  year={2015},
  volume={3}
}
Despite considerable research, we still know little about the proximate and ultimate causes behind behavioral evolution. This is partly because understanding the forces acting on behavioral phenotypes requires the study of species-rich clades with extensive variation in behavioral traits, of which we have few current examples. In this paper, we introduce the bower-building cichlids of the Lake Malawi adaptive radiation, a lineage with over 100 species, each possessing a distinct male extended… 

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