Sexual dimorphism in calanoid copepods: morphology and function

@article{Ohtsuka2004SexualDI,
  title={Sexual dimorphism in calanoid copepods: morphology and function},
  author={Susumu Ohtsuka and Rony Huys},
  journal={Hydrobiologia},
  year={2004},
  volume={453-454},
  pages={441-466}
}
Mate location and recognition are essentially asymmetrical processes in the reproductive biology of calanoid copepods with the active partner (the male) locating and catching the largely passive partner (the female). This behavioural asymmetry has led to the evolution of sexual dimorphism in copepods, playing many pivotal roles during the various successive phases of copulatory and post-copulatory behaviour. Sexually dimorphic appendages and structures are engaged in (1) mate recognition by the… 
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