Digest: The guppy project: Predicting evolution in the wild

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van Bergen , E & Lafuente , E 2018 , ' Digest: The guppy project: Predicting evolution in the wild ' , Evolution , vol. 72 , no. 11 , pp. 2569-2570 . https://doi.org/10.1111/evo.13620

Title: Digest: The guppy project: Predicting evolution in the wild
Author: van Bergen, Erik; Lafuente, Elvira
Contributor organization: Organismal and Evolutionary Biology Research Programme
Research Centre for Ecological Change
Faculty of Biological and Environmental Sciences
Date: 2018-11
Language: eng
Number of pages: 2
Belongs to series: Evolution
ISSN: 0014-3820
DOI: https://doi.org/10.1111/evo.13620
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/10138/311490
Abstract: ABSTRACT Is the evolution of sexual traits predictable in the wild? Using replicate experimental guppy populations, Kemp et al. (2018) addressed this question and found that males evolved more elaborate ornamentation in response to a manipulation that increased the influence of sexual selection. Moreover, the study reveals that evolutionary trajectories of male ornamentation are causally affected by female preference and the environmental conditions under which sexual coloration is displayed and perceived. This article is protected by copyright. All rights reserved
Subject: 1181 Ecology, evolutionary biology
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