Sperm competition games between related males.

@article{Parker2000SpermCG,
  title={Sperm competition games between related males.},
  author={G. A. Parker},
  journal={Proceedings. Biological sciences},
  year={2000},
  volume={267 1447},
  pages={1027-32}
}
  • G. A. Parker
  • Published 2000 in Proceedings. Biological sciences
Three sperm competition games against relatives are examined. In the first, a male has no information at the time of mating as to whether or not his ejaculate will face sperm competition from a related or unrelated male. Sperm expenditure increases with overall sperm competition risk q and declines with the probability rho that the competitor shares the same allele for sperm expenditure. In the second game, males have almost perfect information: they 'know' whether there will be sperm… CONTINUE READING

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