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Does size always matter? Mate choice and sperm allocation in Panulirus guttatus , a highly sedentary, habitat-specialist spiny lobster Erika Magallón-Gayón , Patricia Briones-Fourzán 1) & Enrique Lozano-Álvarez (Unidad Académica de Sistemas Arrecifales, Instituto de Ciencias del Mar y

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Mate-choice copying in free-ranging Trinidadian guppies ( Poecilia reticulata ) Jean-Guy J. Godin ∗ ) & Kimberley P.E. Hair (Department of Biology, Carleton University, Ottawa, ON, Canada K1S 5B6) (Accepted: 5 April 2009) Summary The social experiences of individuals can influence their mate-choice

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Condition-dependent mate choice in the guppy: a role for short-term food restriction? Gabrielle A. Archard 1) , Innes C. Cuthill 2) & Julian C. Partridge 3) (School of Biological Sciences, University of Bristol, Woodland Road, Bristol, BS8 1UG, UK) (Accepted: 18 August 2006) Summary Condition

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1. Introduction A fundamental question in the study of sexual selection is how an individual chooses a mate. Among the variety of mate choice tactics, an individual’s behaviour may fall anywhere along a continuum from choosing a mate at random to closely evaluating potential mates against

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Support for a role of colour vision in mate choice in the nocturnal European treefrog ( Hyla arborea ) Doris Gomez 1,3) , Christina Richardson 2) , Thierry Lengagne 2) , Maxime Derex 2) , Sandrine Plenet 2) , Pierre Joly 2) , Jean-Paul Léna 2) & Marc Théry 1) ( 1 CNRS UMR 7179, Muséum National

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Author: Robert Brooks

MATE CHOICE COPYING IN GUPPIES: FEMALES AVOID THE PLACE WHERE THEY SAW COURTSHIP by ROBERT BROOKS 1,2) (Department of Zoology and Tropical Ecology, School of Tropical Biology, James Cook University of North Queensland, Townsville, 4811, Queensland, Australia) (Acc. 5-II-1999) Summary Recent

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MATE CHOICE IN THE BIG-CLAWED SNAPPING SHRIMP, ALPHEUS HETEROCHAELIS SAY, 1818 BY NASREEN RAHMAN 1 / , DAVID W. DUNHAM 1,3 / and C. K. GOVIND 2 / 1 / Department of Zoology, University of Toronto, Canada 2 / Life Science Division, University of Toronto at Scarborough, Canada ABSTRACT In socially

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EAVESDROPPING AND MATE CHOICE IN FEMALE FIGHTING FISH by CLAIRE DOUTRELANT 1,2,3,4) and PETER K. McGREGOR 1,5,6) ( 1 Dept. of Animal Behaviour, Zoological Institute, Tagensvej 16, DK-2200 Copenhagen N, Denmark; 2 CEFE/CNRS, 1919 route de Mende, F-34293 Montpellier Cedex 5, France; 3 Fitzpatrick

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Author: Uli Weidmann

PLUMAGE QUALITY AND MATE CHOICE IN MALLARDS (ANAS PLATYRHYNCHOS) by ULI WEIDMANN1) (Department of Psychology, The University, Leicester, LE1 7RH, U.K.) (Acc. 4-V-1990) Introduction In recent years it has become increasingly obvious that female ducks choose mates by a number of criteria

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CHANGES IN MALE MATE CHOICE IN A SEXUALLY CANNIBALISTIC ORB-WEB SPIDER (ARANEAE: ARANEIDAE) by ANNE C. GASKETT 1,2) , MARIE E. HERBERSTEIN 1,2,3) , BARBARA J. DOWNES 4) and MARK A. ELGAR 1,5) ( 1 Department of Zoology, University of Melbourne, Victoria, 3010, Australia; 2 Department of

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