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Title Ecology and evolution of poeciliid fishes / edited by Jonathan P. Evans, Andrea Pilastro, and Ingo Schlupp
Published Chicago : University of Chicago Press, [2011]


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Description xi, 409 pages : illustrations ; 29 cm
Contents pt. 1. Reproductive biology and life history. Gonads, genitals, and reproductive biology / Hartmut Greven ; Matrotrophy / Edie Marsh-Matthews ; Variation and evolution of reproductive strategies / Marcelo N. Pires, Amanda Banet, Bart J.A. Pollux, and David N. Reznick ; Ecological drivers of life-history divergence / Jerald B. Johnson and Justin C. Bagley ; Evolution of unisexual reproduction / Ingo Schlupp and Rèudiger Riesch -- pt. 2. Evolutionary ecology. Evolutionary and plastic responses to resource availability / Gregory F. Grether and Gita R. Kolluru ; Sensory ecology / Seth William Coleman ; Poeciliid parasites / Joanne Cable ; Community assembly and mode of reproduction : predicting the distribution of livebearing fishes / Joel C. Trexler, Donald L. Deangelis, and Jiang Jiang ; Speciation and hybridization / Gil G. Rosenthal and Francisco J. Garcâia de Leâon ; Living in extreme environments / Michael Tobler and Martin Plath ; Evolutionary conservation biology / Craig A. Stockwell and Sujan M. Henkanaththegedara -- pt. 3. Behavior and cognition. Group living / Jens Krause, Richard James, and Darren P. Croft ; Innovation and social learning / Mike M. Webster and Kevin N. Laland ; Cognition / Angelo Bisazza ; Predation risk and decision making in poeciliid prey / Jennifer L. Kelley and Culum Brown -- pt. 4. Sexual selection. Precopulatory sexual selection / Oscar Rios-Cardenas and Molly R. Morris ; Postcopulatory sexual selection / Jonathan P. Evans and Andrea Pilastro ; Sexual coercion / Anne E. Magurran ; Information societies : communication networks and sexual selection / Matt Druen and Lee A. Dugatkin ; Genital evolution / R. Brian Langerhans -- pt. 5. Genetics. Genetic variation in natural populations / Felix Breden and Anna K. Lindholm ; Genetics of male guppy color patterns / Robert C. Brooks and Erik Postma ; A primer of sex determination / Manfred Schartl, Delphine Galiana-Arnoux, Christina Schultheis, Astrid Bèohne and Jean-Nicolas Volff ; Evolutionary genetics and molecular ecology of the major histocompatibility complex genes / Mark McMullan and Cock van Oosterhout ; Oncogenetics / Manfred Schartl and Svenja Meierjohann -- pt. 6. Conclusions. Integrative commentary on ecology and evolution of poeciliid fishes / John A. Endler
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and indexes
Subject Poeciliidae -- Ecology.
Poeciliidae -- Evolution.
Author Evans, Jonathan P., editor
Pilastro, Andrea, editor
Schlupp, Ingo, editor
LC no. 2011004668
ISBN 0226222748 (cloth : alkaline paper)
9780226222745 (cloth : alkaline paper)