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A new light on sex: signalling in the guppy

Cole, Gemma 2015, A new light on sex: signalling in the guppy, Ph.D. thesis, School of Life and Environmental Sciences, Deakin University.

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Title A new light on sex: signalling in the guppy
Author Cole, GemmaORCID iD for Cole, Gemma orcid.org/0000-0002-3365-3580
Institution Deakin University
School School of Life and Environmental Sciences
Faculty Faculty of Science, Engineering and Built Environment
Degree type Research doctorate
Degree name Ph.D.
Date submitted 2015-01
Keyword(s) mating signals
guppies
sexual signals
animal ecology
color signals environmental effects
Summary The environment influences the evolution of animal colour signals in highly complex ways. This PhD identified the effects of varying light environments on the evolution of colour signals, identified behaviours that are able to mitigate these effects and demonstrated co-option as a potential origin of colour sexual signals.
Language eng
Field of Research 060201 Behavioural Ecology
060399 Evolutionary Biology not elsewhere classified
060899 Zoology not elsewhere classified
Socio Economic Objective 970106 Expanding Knowledge in the Biological Sciences
Description of original vi, 205 pages : illustrations
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Free to Read? Yes
Persistent URL http://hdl.handle.net/10536/DRO/DU:30073226

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