Sex-ratio evolution in sex changing animals.

  title={Sex-ratio evolution in sex changing animals.},
  author={David John Allsop and Stuart A. West},
  journal={Evolution; international journal of organic evolution},
  volume={58 5},
Sex allocation theory is often able to make clear predictions about when individuals should facultatively adjust their offspring sex ratio (proportion male) in response to local conditions, but not the consequences for the overall population sex ratio. A notable exception to this is in sex changing organisms, where theory predicts that: (1) organisms should have a sex ratio biased toward the "first" sex: (2) the bias should be less extreme in partially sex changing organisms, where a proportion… CONTINUE READING

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