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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

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RISK SENSITIVE COURTSHIP IN THE GUPPY (POECILIA RETICULATA) by ANNE E. MAGURRAN and BENONI H. SEGHERS1)2) (School of Biological Sciences, University of Wales, Bangor, Gwynedd, LL57 2UW, U.K.) (With 1 Figure) (Acc. 8-IX-1989) Introduction The presence of predators can have a profound influence

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Presence of same sex individuals negatively affects egg maturation in female guppies ( Poecilia reticulata ) Åsa A. Borg 1,2,3,4) , Gunilla Rosenqvist 1) , Trond Amundsen 1) & Elisabet Forsgren 1,2) ( 1 Department of Biology, Norwegian University of Science and Technology, Trondheim, Norway; 2

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Male alternative mating behaviour depending on tail length of the guppy, Poecilia reticulata Kenji Karino 1) & Miho Kobayashi (Department of Biology, Tokyo Gakugei University, 4-1-1 Nukui-kita, Koganei, Tokyo 184-8501, Japan) (Accepted: 1 February 2005) Summary Male guppies, Poecilia reticulata

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Female guppies ( Poecilia reticulata ) show no preference for conspecific chemosensory cues in the field or an artificial flow chamber Gabrielle A. Archard 1,3) , Innes C. Cuthill 1) , Julian C. Partridge 1) & Cock van Oosterhout 2) ( 1 School of Biological Sciences, University of Bristol

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PREDATOR INSPECTION BEHAVIOUR COVARIES WITH SCHOOLING TENDENCY AMONGST WILD GUPPY, POECILIA RETICULATA, POPULATIONS IN TRINIDAD by ANNE E. MAGURRAN and BENONI H. SEGHERS1) (Animal Behaviour Research Group, Department of Zoology, University of Oxford, South Parks Road, Oxford OX1 3PS, UK) (With

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Authors: N.R. Liley and P.H. Luyten

GEOGRAPHIC VARIATION IN THE SEXUAL BEHAVIOUR OF THE GUPPY, POECILIA RETICULATA (PETERS) by P. H. LUYTEN and N. R. LILEY1) (Department of Zoology, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, B.C., Canada, V6T 2A9) (With 2 Figures) (Acc. 29-I-1985) Introduction The guppy, Poecilia reticulata, a

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, Poecilia reticulata , exposed to higher levels of predation tend to exhibit fast growth, early maturation and more risk-prone behaviours (e.g., emerging more rapidly from shelter in personality trials) (Reznick et al., 1996 ; Bronikowski et al., 2002 ; Harris et al., 2010 ). With behaviour, life history

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investigate the behavioural impact of populations mixing is the guppy ( Poecilia reticulata ), a small freshwater fish native to Trinidad. Populations belonging to the island’s two main drainage systems, the eastern Oropuche and the western Caroni drainage, show remarkable genetic diversity (between 3.9 and 5

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Author: Anson Gong

THE EFFECTS OF PREDATOR EXPOSURE ON THE FEMALE CHOICE OF GUPPIES (POECILIA RETICULATA) FROM A HIGH-PREDATION POPULATION by ANSON GONG1,2) (Department of Biology, University of California, Los Angeles, CA 90095-1606, USA) (Acc. 21-IX-1996) Summary Studies have shown that, under intense predation

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