Male mate choice in fishes

@article{Sargent1986MaleMC,
  title={Male mate choice in fishes},
  author={R. Sargent and M. R. Gross and E. V. Berghe},
  journal={Animal Behaviour},
  year={1986},
  volume={34},
  pages={545-550}
}
  • R. Sargent, M. R. Gross, E. V. Berghe
  • Published 1986
  • Biology
  • Animal Behaviour
  • Abstract Selection generally favours male competition for females, and female mate choice of males. If, however, females vary in quality, and if males are limited in the maximum number of females with which they can mate, then selection should also favour male mate choice. We report on male mate choice in two species of fishes with different mating systems: the threespine stickleback, which has male parental care, and the coho salmon, which has female parental care. In both species, males… CONTINUE READING
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