Reduced survival associated with precopulatory mate guarding in male Asellus aquaticus ( Isopoda )

@inproceedings{Benesh2007ReducedSA,
  title={Reduced survival associated with precopulatory mate guarding in male Asellus aquaticus ( Isopoda )},
  author={Daniel P. Benesh and E. Tellervo Valtonen and Veijo Jormalainen},
  year={2007}
}
Precopulatory mate-guarding in aquatic crustaceans is known to have immediate costs for the guarding male. The extent to which guarding behavior may reduce future reproductive opportunities, however, is less established. We examined the survival and antennae length, suggested to be important in detecting receptive females, in male freshwater isopods… CONTINUE READING