Mustached males in a tropical poeciliid fish: emerging female preference selects for a novel male trait

Ellen McCoy, Norbert Syska, Martin Plath, Ingo Schlupp, Rüdiger Riesch

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Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)1437-1445
Number of pages9
JournalBehavioral Ecology and Sociobiology
Issue number7
Early online date12 Feb 2011
Publication statusPublished - Jul 2011


  • female choice
  • mate preferences
  • pre-existing bias
  • sexual selection
  • character mapping
  • mate choice
  • sensory exploitation
  • Poeciliidae
  • Poecilia
  • Gambusia
  • Xiphophorus
  • Limia

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