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- Steiner, Oliver, et al. Show all 7 Authors
- Ecology letters 2017 v.20 no.5 pp. 651-662
- Tropheus; allopatry; ancient lakes; assortative mating; case studies; color; ecological differentiation; fish; habitats; hybridization; hybrids; littoral zone; mating behavior; phenotype; reproductive isolation; stenotopic species; Great Lakes
- ... The establishment of hybrid taxa relies on reproductive isolation from the parental forms, typically achieved by ecological differentiation. Here, we present an alternative mechanism, in which shifts in the strength and location of dispersal barriers facilitate diversification by hybridisation. Our case study concerns the highly diverse, stenotopic rock‐dwelling cichlids of the African Great Lakes ...