The role of androgens in species recognition and sperm production in Atlantic mollies (Poecilia mexicana).

@article{Gabor2012TheRO,
  title={The role of androgens in species recognition and sperm production in Atlantic mollies (Poecilia mexicana).},
  author={Caitlin R Gabor and Andrea S. Aspbury and Jacqueline Ma and Chris C. Nice},
  journal={Physiology & behavior},
  year={2012},
  volume={105 3},
  pages={885-92}
}
Much is known about the role of hormones in the regulation of vertebrate mating behavior, including receptivity, and several components of mate choice. Hormones may modulate reproductive behavior in such a way to increase or decrease the individual's motivation, and therefore hormones may be important in mediating behavior associated with reproductive isolation. The mating complex of the all female gynogenetic Amazon mollies, Poecilia formosa, and their parental species (sailfin mollies, P… CONTINUE READING