A novel, sexually selected trait in poeciliid fishes: female preference for mustache-like, rostral filaments in male Poecilia sphenops

Ingo Schlupp, Rüdiger Riesch, Michael Tobler, Martin Plath, Jakob Parzefall, Manfred Schartl

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Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)1849-1855
Number of pages7
JournalBehavioral Ecology and Sociobiology
Issue number11
Early online date9 Jun 2010
Publication statusPublished - Nov 2010


  • mate choice
  • mating preference
  • sexual selection
  • structural ornaments
  • multimodal communication
  • courtship
  • Poeciliidae
  • Poecilia sphenops

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