The Dynamics of Male Brooding, Mating Patterns, ad Sex Roles in Pipefishes and Seahorses (Family Syngnathidae)

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Wilson, Anthony Bruce; Ahnesjö, Ingrid; Vincent, Amanda C. J.; Meyer, Axel;
(2003)
  • Subject: Comparative method | mating patterns | molecular phylogenetics | paternal care | sex-role reversal | sexual selection | Syngnathidae
    • ddc: ddc:570

Modern theory predicts that relative parental investment of the sexes in their young is a key factor responsible for sexual selection. Seahorses and pipefishes (family Syngnathidae) are extraordinary among fishes in their remarkable adaptations for paternal care and fre... View more
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