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Cichlid fishes of Lake Tanganyika display a variety of mating and parental care behaviors, including polygamous and monogamous… Expand One of the most widely accepted explanations for monogamy is the need for biparental care. However, the occurrence of monogamy… Expand Oral incubation of young or ‘mouthbrooding’ reduces the selective advantages of care by two parents and thus biparental care is… Expand SynopsisParental-care patterns and mating systems of three goby-like cichlids in Lake Tanganyika were investigated. In… Expand Biparental care is expected to occur if (1) the costs of desertion for a parent are high, because of greatly reduced survival… Expand In this study, we investigate whether apparent social monogamy (where a species forms a pair bond but may participate in… Expand Abstract. Monogamy is thought to occur when the opportunities for polygyny are constrained by strong intra-sexual competition, or… Expand This study investigated fine–scale population substructuring in an apparently monogamous, biparental mouth–brooding cichlid… Expand