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Testing for a whole-organism trade-off between natural and sexual selection: are the male guppies preferred by females more likely to be eaten by predators?

@article{Lira2018TestingFA,
  title={Testing for a whole-organism trade-off between natural and sexual selection: are the male guppies preferred by females more likely to be eaten by predators?},
  author={Jos{\'e} J Lira and Felipe P{\'e}rez-Jvostov and Kiyoko M. Gotanda and Sian Kou‐Giesbrecht and Sarah K. D. Pease and Marlee Jackson and Shaffiq Jersch and Andrew P. Hendry},
  journal={Evolutionary Ecology Research},
  year={2018},
  volume={19},
  pages={441-453}
}
Background: Trade-offs between natural and sexual selection have major consequences for the evolution of traits subject to both forces. However, such a trade-off might not be easily detected given that both natural and sexual selection operate in a multi-trait – rather than in a single-trait – manner. Organism: The Trinidadian guppy, Poecilia reticulata (Osteichthyes). Hypothesis: Males preferred by females are more susceptible to predation. Aim: Develop and apply a whole-organism, performance… Expand
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