Poecilia

Known as: Poecilias 
A genus of livebearing cyprinodont fish comprising the guppy and molly. Some species are virtually all female and depend on sperm from other species… (More)
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2004
Highly Cited
2004
Social network theory is used to elicit details of the social structure of a population of free-ranging guppies, Poecilia… (More)
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Highly Cited
2004
Highly Cited
2004
The empirical study of natural selection reveals that adaptations often involve trade-offs between competing functions. Because… (More)
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Highly Cited
2001
Highly Cited
2001
The ornamentation and displays on which sexual attractiveness and thus mating success are based may be complex and comprise… (More)
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Highly Cited
2000
Highly Cited
2000
Under the indicator models of mate choice, female preferences evolve to exploit the condition-dependence or "indicator value" of… (More)
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Highly Cited
1996
Highly Cited
1996
Although females prefer to mate with brightly colored males in numerous species, the benefits accruing to such females are… (More)
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Highly Cited
1996
Highly Cited
1996
We have previously reported a correlation between the life-history patterns of guppies and the types of predators with which they… (More)
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Highly Cited
1995
Highly Cited
1995
We examined the preferences of female guppies (Poecilia reticulata) from 11 localities in Trinidad with respect to male color… (More)
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Highly Cited
1992
Highly Cited
1992
Ever since Fisher (1958) formalized models of sexual selection, female mate choice has been assumed to be a genetically… (More)
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Highly Cited
1990
Highly Cited
1990
Sexual selection may explain why secondary sexual traits of males are so strongly developed in some species that they seem… (More)
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Highly Cited
1974
Highly Cited
1974
Many marine and freshwater fish move about their environment in a cohesive group called a school and the question, "why do fish… (More)
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