Gradient Evolution of Body Colouration in Surface- and Cave-Dwelling Poecilia mexicana and the Role of Phenotype-Assortative Female Mate Choice

David Bierbach, Marina Penshorn, Sybille Hamfler, Denise B Herbert, Jessica Appel, Philipp Meyer, Patrick Slattery, Sarah Charaf, Raoul Wolf, Johannes Völker, Elisabeth A M Berger, Janis Dröge, Konstantin Wolf, Rüdiger Riesch, Lenin Arias-Rodriguez, Jeanne R Indy, Martin Plath

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Original languageEnglish
Article number148348
Number of pages15
JournalBioMed research international
Publication statusPublished - 2013


  • pigmentation
  • animal fins
  • cave fish
  • biological evolution
  • body size
  • caves
  • darkness
  • ecosystem
  • Geography
  • mate choice
  • Principal Component Analysis
  • Mexico
  • Poeciliidae
  • Poecilia mexicana

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