Evolution of sex differences in microhabitat choice and colour polymorphism in Idotea baltica

@article{Merilaita1997EvolutionOS,
  title={Evolution of sex differences in microhabitat choice and colour polymorphism in Idotea baltica},
  author={Merilaita and Jormalainen},
  journal={Animal behaviour},
  year={1997},
  volume={54 4},
  pages={769-78}
}
We studied microhabitat choice of colour morphs, causes of sex differences in microhabitat use and colour polymorphism in Idotea balticaa marine isopod living mainly on the brown alga Fucus vesiculosusThe colour morphs differ in frequencies between the sexes and appear to be cryptic on the visually heterogeneous FucusIn this study, no colour-morph-dependent preference for visually matching microhabitats was found. However, in all three experiments conducted, females were found more often on the… CONTINUE READING

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