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- Pyron, M.; Pitcher, T. E.; Jacquemin, S. J.
- Behavioral ecology and sociobiology 2013 v.67 no.5 pp. 747-756
- Cyprinidae; body size; dimorphism; females; fish; males; mating systems; models; phylogeny; spawning; sperm competition; testes
- ... Mating systems evolve with sexual size dimorphism (SSD) in many animals. Mating systems with males larger than females occur when males compete for female access or guard territories, while mating systems with group mating tend to occur in species where females are the same size or larger than males. In addition to variation in SSD with mating system, sperm competition varies among mating systems ...