Clutch Size

Known as: Clutch Sizes, Size, Clutch, Sizes, Clutch 
The number of offspring produced at one birth by an oviparous or ovoviviparous animal.
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Highly Cited
2008
Highly Cited
2008
Traits such as clutch size vary markedly across species and environmental gradients but have usually been investigated from… (More)
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Highly Cited
2006
Highly Cited
2006
Life-history theory predicts that an individual should reduce its reproductive efforts by laying a smaller clutch size when high… (More)
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Highly Cited
2005
Highly Cited
2005
Understanding the capacity of natural populations to adapt to their local environment is a central topic in evolutionary biology… (More)
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Highly Cited
2003
Highly Cited
2003
Many characteristics of organisms in free-living populations appear to be under directional selection, possess additive genetic… (More)
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Review
2002
Review
2002
Egg size is a widely-studied trait and yet the causes and consequences of variation in this trait remain poorly understood. Egg… (More)
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Highly Cited
2000
Highly Cited
2000
The evolutionary causes of small clutch sizes in tropical and Southern Hemisphere regions are poorly understood. Alexander Skutch… (More)
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Highly Cited
1999
Highly Cited
1999
In species with internal fertilization, females can 'cryptically' choose (e.g. through sperm selection) which individuals sire… (More)
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Highly Cited
1988
Highly Cited
1988
Individual birds within a population often lay clutches of very different sizes1,2, even though those laying the larger clutches… (More)
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Highly Cited
1980
Highly Cited
1980
Reproductive output from enlarged or reduced magpie broods showed that each female generally lays a clutch of optimal size. This… (More)
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Highly Cited
1978
Highly Cited
1978
Patterns in life history phenomena may be demonstrated by examining wide ranges of body weight. Positive relationships exist… (More)
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