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- Johansson, Daniel; Pereyra, RicardoT.; Rafajlović, Marina; Johannesson, Kerstin
- BMC ecology 2017 v.17 no.1 pp. 14
- North Sea, etc ; Fucus vesiculosus; basins; branches; habitats; macroalgae; models; mortality; phenotype; phenotypic plasticity; prediction; reproductive traits; salinity; sexual reproduction; Baltic Sea; Show all 15 Subjects
- ... BACKGROUND: Establishing populations in ecologically marginal habitats may require substantial phenotypic changes that come about through phenotypic plasticity, local adaptation, or both. West-Eberhard’s “plasticity-first” model suggests that plasticity allows for rapid colonisation of a new environment, followed by directional selection that develops local adaptation. Two predictions from this mo ...
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