Monogamy in marine fishes

@article{Whiteman2004MonogamyIM,
  title={Monogamy in marine fishes},
  author={Elizabeth A. Whiteman and Isabelle M. C{\^o}t{\'e}},
  journal={Biological Reviews},
  year={2004},
  volume={79}
}
The formation of long‐term pair bonds in marine fish has elicited much empirical study. However, the evolutionary mechanisms involved remain contested and previous theoretical frameworks developed to explain monogamy in birds and mammals are not applicable to many cases of monogamy in marine fish. In this review, we summarise all reported occurrences of social monogamy in marine fish, which has so far been observed in 18 fish families. We test quantitatively the role of ecological and… Expand
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