Female mimicry in male bluegill sunfish—a genetic polymorphism?

@article{Dominey1980FemaleMI,
  title={Female mimicry in male bluegill sunfish—a genetic polymorphism?},
  author={Wallace J. Dominey},
  journal={Nature},
  year={1980},
  volume={284},
  pages={546-548}
}
When male reproductive success depends on male–male competition and aggression, individuals which are at a competitive disadvantage sometimes adopt an entirely different constellation of reproductive behaviours. When such alternative reproductive patterns are practised opportunistically, as when a defeated territorial male adopts a parasitic role, or as part of a developmental sequence, as when younger males are satellites, they can be considered to be part of a single lifetime reproductive… CONTINUE READING

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