Extreme habitats are not refuges: poeciliids suffer from increased aerial predation risk in sulphidic southern Mexican habitats

Rüdiger Riesch, Alexandra Oranth, Justina Dzienko, Nora Karau, Angela Schiessl, Stefan Stadler, Adriana Wigh, Claudia Zimmer, Lenin Arias-Rodriguez, Ingo Schlupp, Martin Plath

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Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)417-426
Number of pages10
JournalBiological Journal of the Linnean Society
Issue number2
Early online date20 Sept 2010
Publication statusPublished - 1 Oct 2010


  • avian predation
  • divergent natural selection
  • ecological speciation
  • Egretta thula
  • extremophile fish
  • hydrogen sulphide
  • refuge hypothesis
  • toxicity
  • aquatic surface respiration
  • Poecilia mexicana
  • Poecilia sulphuraria
  • Gambusia eurystoma

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