Is sexual selection driving diversification of the bioluminescent ponyfishes (Teleostei: Leiognathidae)?

@article{Chakrabarty2011IsSS,
  title={Is sexual selection driving diversification of the bioluminescent ponyfishes (Teleostei: Leiognathidae)?},
  author={Prosanta Chakrabarty and Matthew P. Davis and W. Leo Smith and Zachary H. Baldwin and John S. Sparks},
  journal={Molecular Ecology},
  year={2011},
  volume={20}
}
Sexual selection may facilitate genetic isolation among populations and result in increased rates of diversification. As a mechanism driving diversification, sexual selection has been invoked and upheld in numerous empirical studies across disparate taxa, including birds, plants and spiders. In this study, we investigate the potential impact of sexual selection on the tempo and mode of ponyfish evolution. Ponyfishes (Leiognathidae) are bioluminescent marine fishes that exhibit sexually… 
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