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Ecology and evolution of poeciliid fishes

Author: Jonathan P Evans; Andrea Pilastro; Ingo Schlupp
Publisher: Chicago : University of Chicago Press, 2010, ©2011.
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The history of biology is populated by numerous model species or organisms. But few vertebrate groups have aided evolutionary and ecological research more than the live-bearing fishes of the family  Read more...

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Jonathan P Evans; Andrea Pilastro; Ingo Schlupp
ISBN: 9780226222745 0226222748
OCLC Number: 666234938
Notes: The Field Museum Library notes:
Includes bibliographical references (pages 311-377) and indexes.
Marie Louise Rosenthal Book Fund 3923 (2012-Q4).
Acc no.: 256322.
Reproductive biology and life history. Gonads, genitals, and reproductive biology / Hartmut Greven ; Matrotrophy / Edie Marsh-Matthews ; Variation and evolution of reproductive strategies / Marcelo N. Pires, Amanda Banet, Bart J. A. Pollux, and David N. Reznick ; Ecological drivers of life-history divergence / Jerald B. Johnson and Justin C. Bagley ; Evolution of unisexual reproduction / Ingo Schlupp and Rüdiger Riesch --^Evolutionary ecology. Evolutionary and plastic responses to resource availability / Gregory F. Grether and Gita R. Kolluru ; Sensory ecology / Seth William Coleman ; Poeciliid parasites / Joanne Cable ; Community assembly and mode of reproduction: predicting the distribution of livebearing fishes / Joel C. Trexler, Donald L. Deangelis, and Jiang Jiang ; Speciation and hybridization / Gil G. Rosenthal and Francisco J. García de León ; Living in extreme environments / Michael Tobler and Martin Plath ; Evolutionary conservation biology / Craig A. Stockwell and Sujan M. Henkanaththegedara -- Behavior and cognition. Group living / Jens Krause, Richard James, and Darren P. Croft ; Innovation and social learning / Mike M. Webster and Kevin N. Laland ; Cognition / Angelo Bisazza ; Predation risk and decision making in poeciliid prey / Jennifer L. Kelley and Culum Brown --^Sexual selection. Precopulatory sexual selection / Oscar Rios-Cardenas and Molly Morris ; Postcopulatory sexual selection / Jonathan P. Evans and Andrea Pilastro ; Sexual coercion / Anne E. Magurran ; Information societies: communication networks and sexual selection / Matt Druen and Lee A. Dugatkin ; Genital evolution / R. Brian Langerhans -- Genetics. Genetic variation in natural populations / Felix Breden and Anna K. Lindholm ; Genetics of male guppy color patterns / Robert C. Brooks and Erik Postma ; A primer of sex determination / Manfred Schartl, Delphine Galiana-Arnoux, Christina Schultheis, Astrid Böhne and Jean-Nicolas Volff ; Evolutionary genetics and molecular ecology of the major histocompatibility complex genes / Mark McMullan and Cock van Oosterhout ; Oncogenetics / Manfred Schartl and Svenja Meierjohann ; Integrative commentary on ecology and evolution of poeciliid fishes / John A. Endler.
Description: xi, 409 pages : illustrations ; 29 cm
Contents: Reproductive biology and life history. Gonads, genitals, and reproductive biology / Hartmut Greven ; Matrotrophy / Edie Marsh-Matthews ; Variation and evolution of reproductive strategies / Marcelo N. Pires, Amanda Banet, Bart J.A. Pollux, and David N. Reznick ; Ecological drivers of life-history divergence / Jerald B. Johnson and Justin C. Bagley ; Evolution of unisexual reproduction / Ingo Schlupp and Rüdiger Riesch --
Evolutionary ecology. Evolutionary and plastic responses to resource availability / Gregory F. Grether and Gita R. Koluru ; Sensory ecology / Seth William Coleman ; Poeciliid parasites / Joanne Cable ; Community assembly and mode of reproduction: predicting the distribution of livebearing fishes / Joel C. Trexler, Donald L. Deangelis, and Jiang Jiang ; Speciation and hybridization / Gil G. Rosenthal and Francisco J. García de León ; Living in extreme environments / Michael Tobler and Martin Plath ; Evolutionary conservation biology / Craig A. Stockwell and Sujan M. Henkanaththegedara --
Behavior and cognition. Group living / Jens Krause, Richard James, and Darren P. Croft ; Innovation and social learning / Mike M. Webster and Kevin N. Laland ; Cognition / Angelo Bisazza ; Predation risk and decision making in poeciliid prey / Jennifer L. Kelley and Culum Brown --
Sexual selection. Precopulatory sexual selection / Oscar Rios-Cardenas and Molly Morris ; Postcopulatory sexual selection / Jonathan P. Evans and Andrea Pilastro ; Sexual coercion / Anne E. Magurran ; Information societies: communication networks and sexual selection / Matt Druen and Lee A. Dugatkin ; Genital evolution / R. Brian Langerhans --
Genetics. Genetic variation in natural populations / Felix Breden and Anna K. Lindholm ; Genetics of male guppy color patterns / Robert C. Brooks and Erik Postma ; A primer of sex determination / Manfred Schartl, Delphine Galiana-Arnoux, Christina Schultheis, Astrid Böhne and Jean-Nicolas Volff ; Evolutionary genetics and molecular ecology of the major histocompatibility complex genes / Mark McMullan and Cock van Oosterhout ; Oncogenetics / Manfred Schartl and Svenja Meierjohann ; Integrative commentary on ecology and evolution of poeciliid fishes / John A. Endler.
Responsibility: edited by Jonathan P. Evans, Andrea Pilastro, and Ingo Schlupp.
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35711000185711
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