Species divergence and seasonal succession in rates of mate desertion in closely related Neotropical cichlid fishes

Topi Lehtonen, Bob Wong, Kai Lindstrom, Axel Meyer

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Abstract

Across animal taxa, exclusive female offspring care has evolved repeatedly from biparental care, suggesting that the latter becomes evolutionarily unstable under certain conditions.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)607 - 612
Number of pages6
JournalBehavioral Ecology and Sociobiology
Volume65
Issue number4
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2011

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Species divergence and seasonal succession in rates of mate desertion in closely related Neotropical cichlid fishes. / Lehtonen, Topi; Wong, Bob; Lindstrom, Kai; Meyer, Axel.

In: Behavioral Ecology and Sociobiology, Vol. 65, No. 4, 2011, p. 607 - 612.

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